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This Vocabulary Crossword will help student practice the vocabulary terms for MaWD 1.01 Understand Typography Vocabulary.

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MEDIUM: Test the typeface to see if it is legible for the intended output, whether digital or in print.
PROPORTIONAL: All characters receive a different amount of horizontal space based on the size of the character.
TRACKING: Horizontal spacing between all the characters in a large block of text.
TYPEFACE: "The basic design of a character"
LEADING: Vertical spacing between of lines of text.
SANS SERIF: The “sans” is French for without, so the characters do not have serifs or strokes on the tips.
TYPOGRAPHY: The style, arrangement, and appearance of text
VISUAL HIERARCHY: An arrangement of text in a graduated series to help readers scan and know where to enter and exit the text
KERNING: Horizontal spacing between pairs of letters.
FONT: a specific size, weight, and style applied to a character. Examples include: Arial, 14 pt., bold and Times New Roman, 12 pt., italic, shadow
MONOSPACED: All characters receive an equal amount of horizontal space regardless of the size of the character.
ORNAMENTAL: Artsy typefaces; known for their elaborate features and unique design
SERIF: The characters have serifs or strokes on the tips.
SYMBOL: Uses decorative pictures or symbols instead of characters.
SCRIPT: The characters appear to have been written by hand.
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LAURA HILDEBRAN on Nov 07, 06:39am

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