block letter

block letter
noun Date: 1878 an often hand-drawn simple capital letter composed of strokes of uniform thickness

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • block letter — n. a printed or hand printed letter that is simple in form, as sans serif …   English World dictionary

  • block letter — noun a plain hand drawn letter • Syn: ↑block capital • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑letter of the alphabet, ↑alphabetic character * * * noun : a letter of the alphabet written or printed in sans serif; …   Useful english dictionary

  • block letter — block′ let ter n. 1) pri a usu. compressed sans serif typeface or letter 2) cvb a simple, hand printed capital letter • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • block letter — /blɒk ˈlɛtə / (say blok letuh) noun 1. Also, block capital. a plain capital letter. 2. Printing a typeface or letter designed without serifs …   Australian English dictionary

  • block letter — noun A capital letter written by hand. Syn: block capital …   Wiktionary

  • block letter — 1. Print. a sans serif typeface or letter, usually compressed and having tight curves. 2. a simple, hand printed capital letter. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • block letter — capital letter, upper case letter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Block letter — Гротесковый шрифт; рубленый шрифт, шрифт без засечек; Печатная буква; Деревянный шрифт …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Block letters (disambiguation) — Block letters are a form of handwriting. It can also refer to: * A block letter is a style of business letter format. * Block letters are the letters at the start and finish of the serial number on a Federal Reserve Note …   Wikipedia

  • block capital — noun a plain hand drawn letter (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑block letter • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑letter of the alphabet, ↑alphabetic character * * * noun : a square bold capital letter without serifs compare …   Useful english dictionary

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