Glossary of Terms
Like any industry, ours uses a variety of terms. If you want to find out what they mean, you are in the right place! Simply click on a letter to see its list of terms. If the term you are looking for isn't listed in our glossary feel free to contact us so that we may help you as well as add it to our list.
Word spacing in conventional typographic terms is the process of uniformly increasing or decreasing the space between words. Typographers often modify the default space setting in a font to facilitate legibility and copy fit, or for esthetic reasons.
- See Also: Alignment, Justification, Leading, Typography, Ascender, Descender, Arms, x-height, X-line