a typeface style without serifs, which are the fine lines that finish off the main strokes of a letter. Helvetica is a common sans-serif font. SERIF TYPE: the fine lines that finish off the main strokes of a letter of traditional typefaces, such as Times Roman.
See Type styles.
See Font - Without serif. Example: Arial. See Serif
A type style without cross strokes at the end of the main strokes.
A type font that does not use serifs (the small "extra" strokes that hang at the end of a letter's longer lines); sans serif is generally believed to be more difficult to read than serif type.
Any type style that does not have cross strokes on the ends of the letters. The type used on this page is sans serif.
A category of type in which there are no serifs, eg. Futura, Helvetica, Univers. Sans serif type tends to be used for display and for headings but less often for text. There is some argument as to which is better for use in electronics publishing, ie. in on-screen applications, but the balance is probably the same as for paper publications: more formal documents use serif typefaces, while less formal docments are more likely to use sans serif faces.
Typefaces without serifs, such as Helvetica, Optima, or Futura. The term â€œsans seriâ€ is derived from French and means â€œwithout serifs.