Definition of lightface in English:

lightface

noun

  • Typeface or font characterized by light, thin lines.

    • ‘Bootstrap values (1,000 replicates of heuristic search with random order of taxon entry) are shown in boldface, and branch lengths (accelerated transformation option) are shown in lightface.’
    • ‘Microsatellite markers are in lightface type.’
    • ‘Matches to the hypermutation hotspot RGYW and its reverse complement, WRCY, are in lightface type.’

Pronunciation

lightface

/ˈlītfās/