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The letters inscribed on something, especially decorative ones.
type, printing, letters, characters, type size, typeface, face, fontView synonyms
- ‘The books she had bought on the subject hadn't helped her much at all, regardless of what the gold stars and bright lettering on their covers had promised.’
- ‘Then he saw the bold white lettering on the helmet.’
- ‘"Happy 90th Birthday, " they said in gold, embossed lettering.’
- ‘He stopped occasionally and stared at the bold red lettering over the navy blue background.’
- ‘The other he held, fingering the lettering on its cover as he whispered.’
- ‘Silently, I read the curvy lettering along the paper.’
- ‘A few students will develop drawings and sketches or fancy lettering to sell.’
- ‘His scientific instruments are characterised by their stylish lettering and decoration.’
- ‘On the driver's side panel, the Crencent's logo was clearly visible and the the name of the car was spread out nicely across the hood in midnight blue lettering.’
- ‘Only the Cyrillic lettering would lead you to think you were anywhere but Las Vegas.’
- ‘Illuminated switches also can use the PVD process as the lettering is laser etched into the surface toward the end of the procedure.’
- ‘Even the color of the lettering can flex to the demands of different products.’
- ‘Inside she found two items, one of which was a disk labelled with Cyrillic lettering.’
- ‘My eyelids fluttered open the next morning to see the black binding and gold lettering of my new Shakespeare book.’
- ‘One specific comment, though, is that you should change the color of the lettering in the left-hand column on the main page.’
- ‘It was silver with a gold border and black lettering.’
- ‘The script is extremely fine, with the black lettering edged in gold.’
- ‘He uncrossed his arms, showing the lettering on his white shirt.’
- ‘It's printed in a really charming block letter font, as if it were done by hand, with different little flowers amidst the lettering.’
- ‘Slowly she read the lettering on the tickets and then looked up, her face showing her surprise.’
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