foundry type

  1. type cast in individual characters for setting by hand.

  • Also British, founders' type .

Words Nearby foundry type Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use foundry type in a sentence

  • There are 18 units in a quad, which, unlike the em quad of foundry type, in the smaller sizes is not usually an exact square.

    Typesetting | A. A. Stewart