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Glyph

Pronunciation: glĭf
n.1.(Arch.) A sunken channel or groove, usually vertical. See Triglyph.
2.(Archæol.) A carved figure or character, incised or in relief; a carved pictograph; hence, a pictograph representing a form originally adopted for sculpture, whether carved or painted.
Noun1.glyph - glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief
(character)glyph - An image used in the visual representation of characters; roughly speaking, how a character looks. A font is a set of glyphs.

In the simple case, for a given font (typeface and size), each character corresponds to a single glyph but this is not always the case, especially in a language with a large alphabet where one character may correspond to several glyphs or several characters to one glyph (a character encoding).

Usually used in reference to outline fonts, in particular TrueType.
anaglyph, bas-relief, boss, cameo, cameo glass, cavo-rilievo, cut glass, embossment, glyptograph, high relief, intaglio, intaglio rilevato, intaglio rilievo, low relief, mask, medal, medallion, plaquette, relief, relievo, sculptured glass
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