Definitions for serifˈsɛr ɪf
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a short line at the end of the main strokes of a character
A short line added to the tops and bottoms of traditional typefaces, such as Times Roman.
In typography, a serif is a small line trailing from the edges of letters and symbols, such as when handwriting is separated into distinct units for a typewriter or typsetter. A typeface with serifs is called a serif typeface. A typeface without serifs is called sans serif or sans-serif, from the French sans, meaning “without”. Some typography sources refer to sans-serif typefaces as "Grotesque" or "Gothic", and serif typefaces as "Roman".
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