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COMPOUND FRACTION [1 record]

Record 1 1988-03-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Typography
DEF

A small fraction made up of more than one piece of type. The numerator and denominator are cast separately, usually on bodies half the size of the whole fraction of the type with which they are used.

OBS

case fraction. Term used at Datapro Research Corporation.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Typographie (Caractères)
DEF

Fraction faite de plus d'un caractère.

Spanish

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