Applied especially to a kind of type in which the letters do not stand upright, but slope toward the right; -- so called because dedicated to the States of Italy by the inventor, Aldus Manutius, about the year 1500.
An Italic letter, character, or type (see Italic, a., 2.); -- often in the plural; as, the Italics are the author's. Italic letters are used to distinguish words for emphasis, importance, antithesis, etc. Also, collectively, Italic letters.
A slanted style of a font, generally used for emphasis. Italic differs from Oblique in that the transformation from the plain to the slanted form involves more than just skewing the letterforms. Generally the lower-case a changes to , the serifs on lower-case letters like i () change, and the font generally gains a freer look to it.
Type in which the characters slant to the right. Roman and cursive styles that are slanted are called italic and sans serif types are called oblique. Normal angle is about 11-1/2 degrees. Double italic is 23 degrees. Italic type can save space because the characters are redesigned narrower and set closer without loss of readability.
Letters that slant forward.
the style of letters that slant, in distinction from upright or roman letters. Used for emphasis in text.
A form of shaded writing practiced by modern calligraphers using stub or chisel pointed pens. Based on old-style italic typefaces, which were in turn based upon an Italian handwriting style of the renaissance.
The style of letters that slope forward, in distinction from upright, or roman, letters. Used to give words emphasis and for some titles.
A sloping, slanted variation of a typeface, usually used in text for publication titles, vessel names, for emphasis, and for photo captions.
chisel-like tip, which makes thick downstrokes and thin cross-strokes-bar cheap one-piece spring and pressure bar used in low end lever-fillers; too often used as an inferior replacement part in better pens
Letterforms that slant.
Type that slants to the right, like this.
a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right
characterized by slanting characters; "italic characters"
general term used to describe slanted type, although strictly italic letterforms vary from the non-italic original.
Letters that are slanted - body forward
a sloping, slanted variation of a typeface; italic type.
The name given to typographic characters that are slanted to the right. For example, this is italic type.
Text that is used to denote emphasis by slanting the type body forward.
A slanting or script-like version of a face. The upright faces are often referred to as roman.
type with sloping letters.
A type design that is both slanted and script like cursive. It was originally designed to replicate handwriting.
The style of letters that slant, in contrast to the normal upright or Roman form. Used for emphasis in text and commonly to refer to water features on maps.
In type, letter forms that slope to the right.
A typeface variation in which letters slope forward.
Slanted or leaning letter designed to complement or be compatible with a companion roman typeface.
A type of printed letters that lean to the right, often used to emphasize particular words mirgada View