a set of type characters of the same design (and with hot metal typesetting, the same size); for example upper case and lower case, numerals, punctuation marks, accents, ligatures. Part of a family which may include italic and bold fonts. Maybe in the form of metal matrices for hot metal, film matrices, strips, grids, or discs for the earlier phototypesetters, or a digital font for current systems

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