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 for typography
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Typography \Ty*pog"ra*phy\, n. [Type + -graphy: cf. F.
     1. The act or art of expressing by means of types or symbols;
        emblematical or hieroglyphic representation. [Obs.] --Sir
        T. Browne.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The art of printing with types; the use of types to
        produce impressions on paper, vellum, etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the craft of composing type and printing from it
      2: art and technique of printing with movable type [syn:
         typography, composition]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "typography":
     albertype, book printing, chromotypography, chromotypy,
     chromoxylography, collotype, color printing, electronography,
     electrostatic printing, graphic arts, gravure, halftone engraving,
     history of printing, job printing, letterpress,
     letterpress photoengraving, line engraving, lithography,
     lithogravure, lithophotogravure, mimeograph, offset,
     offset lithography, onset, palaeotypography, photo-offset,
     photochemical process, photoengraving, photogelatin process,
     photographic reproduction, photography, photolithography,
     phototypography, phototypy, photozincography,
     planographic printing, planography, printing, printmaking,
     publication, publishing, relief printing, rotary photogravure,
     rotogravure, sheetwork, stencil, three-color printing,
     two-color printing, typolithography, wood-block printing,
     xerography, xeroprinting, xylotypography, zincography

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      Arranging the characters in a peice of text to make
     it readable and appealing when displayed.  Typography involves
     selecting typefaces, point sizes, line lengths, line
     spacing, letter spacing and kerning.
     Type design concerns the appearance of individual characters.

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