Definition of Lettering

1. Noun. Letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something.

Exact synonyms: Inscription
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Writing, Writing, Written Material
Specialized synonyms: Superscription, Epigraph, Epitaph



Definition of Lettering

1. n. The act or business of making, or marking with, letters, as by cutting or painting.

Definition of Lettering

1. Verb. (present participle of letter) ¹

2. Noun. Written, especially printed, text. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lettering

1. [n -S]

Lettering Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lettering

letterboxed
letterboxer
letterboxers
letterboxes
letterboxing
letterboxings
lettercard
lettered
letterer
letterer-siwe disease
letterers
letterform
letterforms
letterhead
letterheads
lettering (current term)
letterings
letterless
letterlike
letterman
lettermen
lettern
letterns
letterpress
letterpressed
letterpresses
letters
letters after one's name
letters close
letters of administration

Literary usage of Lettering

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1. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"CHAPTER V lettering To give all The information necessary for the complete construction of a machine or structure there must be added to the 'graphical ..."

2. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"CHAPTER V lettering 1 To give all the information necessary for the complete construction of a machine or structure there must be added to the 'graphical ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The lettering, of course, plays the most important part. ... A design for a book-cover generally contains several lines of lettering, that is, the title and ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry and Building: A General Reference Work by American School, Chicago, American Technical Society (1909)
"ARCHITECTURAL lettering. Architectural lettering may be divided into two general classes. The first is for titling and naming drawings, as well as for such ..."

5. Topographical Drawing by Edwin Roy Stuart (1917)
"CHAPTER VII lettering It has been assumed that the student who desires to take up topographical drawing has already had a course in mechanical drawing. ..."

6. Topographical Drawing by Edwin Roy Stuart (1917)
"CHAPTER VII lettering It has been assumed that the student who desires to take up ... Any such course will have included also instruction in lettering, ..."

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