legibility

[ lej-uh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌlɛdʒ əˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

Also leg·i·ble·ness. the state or quality of being legible.
Also called visibility. Typography. the quality of type that affects the perceptibility of a word, line, or paragraph of printed matter.Compare readability(def 2).

Origin of legibility

First recorded in 1670–80; legible + -ity
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legibility


n.

1670s; see legible + -ity.

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