block capital


noun

a sans-serif letter with lines of uniform weight.

Nearby words

  1. block,
  2. block and tackle,
  3. block anesthesia,
  4. block association,
  5. block booking,
  6. block capitals,
  7. block caving,
  8. block chord,
  9. block coal,
  10. block coefficient

Compare block letter.

Origin of block capital

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for block capital

block capital

noun

another term for block letter
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