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letterings

letterings is a plural form of lettering

lettering (piece of writing)

Definition:

letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something

Class:

communication noun (communicative processes and contents)

Plural:

letterings

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

inscription

Etymology:

from Old French lettre, from Latin littera letter of the alphabet
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Calligraphy

a type of visual art related to writing. It's the design and execution of lettering with a broad tip instrument or brush in one stroke. A contemporary definition of calligraphic practice is "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious... (43 of 4866 words, 18 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Calligraphy

Collins Dictionary:

lettering | letter | the letter [sense-specific] | to the letter [sense-specific] | letterer [noun, derived]

the act, art, or technique of inscribing letters on to something | the letters so inscribed | any of a set of conventional symbols used in writing or ... (26 of 490 words, 9 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lettering

Oxford Dictionary:

lettering

the letters inscribed on something, especially decorative ones (8 of 43 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lettering

Merriam-Webster:

lettering

letters used in an inscription (5 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/lettering

Macmillan British Dictionary:

lettering [uncountable]

printed or written letters of the alphabet (7 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lettering

Random House Dictionary:

lettering

the act or process of inscribing with or making letters. | the letters in an inscription; calligraphy. (16 of 23 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/lettering

New World Dictionary:

lettering

the process of putting letters on something by inscribing, printing, painting, engraving, etc., or the letters so made (18 of 20 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lettering

Cambridge Dictionary:

lettering

writing in a particular colour, style etc (7 of 18 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lettering

American Heritage Dictionary:

lettering

The act, process, or art of forming letters. | Letters inscribed, as on a sign. (14 of 17 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lettering

Wiktionary:

lettering | letterings [plural]

Present participle of letter. | Written, especially printed, text. (8 of 11 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lettering

Columbia Encyclopedia:

lettering

see calligraphy; typography. (3 of 5 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0915590​.html

Britannica Encyclopedia:

writing

form of human communication by means of a set of visible marks that are related, by convention, to some particular structural level of language. This ... (25 of 2149 words, 4 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/649670​/writing

Encarta Dictionary:

lettering

letters of the alphabet written, printed, inscribed, or painted on something | the physical process of forming letters, or the way they are formed (23 of 38 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861696306​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Collins Dictionary:

lettering | letter

First use: 13th century

Origin: from Old French lettre, from Latin littera letter of the alphabet

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lettering

Audio references

Wiktionary:

lettering | letterings [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lettering"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lettering

Collins Dictionary:

lettering | letter

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lettering"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lettering

Macmillan American Dictionary:

lettering [uncountable]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lettering"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/lettering

Macmillan British Dictionary:

lettering [uncountable]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lettering"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lettering

Cambridge Dictionary:

lettering

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "lettering"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "lettering"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lettering

the Free Dictionary:

lettering

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "lettering"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "lettering"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "lettering" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/lettering

Google Dictionary:

lettering | letterings [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "lettering"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=lettering

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

lettering

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lettering"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=letter​09 word=lettering

YourDictionary Audio:

lettering

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lettering" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lettering

freedictionary.org:

Lettering

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Lettering" by speech synthesizer

freedictionary​.org​/ Query=lettering

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