lettering lettering  /ˈlɛ tə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something

Usage(s):

  1. Bierut liked the lettering but wanted to update it.
  2. But Fong, a 16 handicapper, noticed some slight imperfections in the Callaway lettering.
  3. But hanging on a wall behind the gentle 87-year-old man, taped in white lettering on a granite faade, is a haunting welcome to a startling shrine.

News

  1. Ultra-Orthodox Jews Rally Against Israeli Army Draft Policies

    (Rebecca Hiscott) On Sunday evening, a sea of men wearing black hats and cloaks flooded Foley Square in Lower Manhattan. They bore signs with Hebrew and English lettering, and conversed almost exclusively in Yiddish. Women, what few were in attendance, were given a wide berth. Three hundred rabbis and elders gathered onstage and led the crowd in a series of prayers before the formal protest ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

  2. Vallejo woman opens up on the effects of violence

    A large notice on white paper is posted right under the colorful lettering of the 97 Cent Only Store sign on a window, cracked from a bullet hole.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Vallejo Times-Herald

  3. Lettering stolen from Augusta subdivision sign

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for the person or people who stole the black lettering from a subdivision entrance sign.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: News 12 Augusta

Quotes

  1. "Every year this organization sends out a press release with big, bold lettering that labels a certain city as Most Dangerous, USA," Police Chief Ella Bully-Cummings said in the release.
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Ella Bully-Cummings Source: CNN International

  2. The latter is a cruder way of saying what my hero Benjamin Franklin wrote for his epitaph, "The body of B. Franklin, Printer, (Like the Cover of an Old Book, Its Contents torn Out, And Stript of its Lettering and Gilding), Lies Here, Food for Worms....
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Benjamin Franklin Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. Wilkes, Fricke said, "was able to capture a certain essence of what was on the record and the person who made it. You look at something like Neil Young's 'Harvest,' the texture of the cover and that very simple, almost antique lettering, and you get...
    on Jul 10, 2009 By: David Fricke Source: Los Angeles Times

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