lightface
noun Date: circa 1871 a typeface having comparatively light thin lines; also printing in lightface • lightfaced adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lightface — [līt′fās΄] n. a printing type having thin, light lines: this phrase is set in lightface adj. set or printed in lightface: also lightfaced …   English World dictionary

  • lightface — /luyt fays /, Print. n. 1. a type characterized by thin, light lines. adj. 2. Also, light faced. (of printed matter) set in lightface. Cf. boldface. [1870 75; LIGHT2 + FACE] * * * …   Universalium

  • lightface — light•face [[t]ˈlaɪtˌfeɪs[/t]] n. 1) pri a printing type characterized by thin, light lines 2) pri Also, light′ faced . (of printed matter) set in lightface Compare boldface • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • lightface — noun The opposite of boldface, a font that is light (has a low ratio of ink to white space) …   Wiktionary

  • lightface — n. typeface having thin light lines (Printing) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lightface — /ˈlaɪtfeɪs/ (say luytfays) noun a type characterised by thin lines …   Australian English dictionary

  • lightface — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a typeface or font of characters having comparatively light thin lines (as this) compare boldface …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lightface analytic game — In descriptive set theory, a lightface analytic game is a game whose payoff set A is a Sigma^1 1 subset of Baire space; that is, there is a tree T on omega imesomega which is a computable subset of (omega imesomega)^{ …   Wikipedia

  • Borel hierarchy — In mathematical logic, the Borel hierarchy is a stratification of the Borel algebra generated by the open subsets of a Polish space; elements of this algebra are called Borel sets. Each Borel set is assigned a unique countable ordinal number… …   Wikipedia

  • Pointclass — In the mathematical field of descriptive set theory, a pointclass is a collection of sets of points, where a point is ordinarily understood to be an element of some perfect Polish space. In practice, a pointclass is usually characterized by some… …   Wikipedia

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