great primer

great primer
\\-rim-\ noun
: a size of type approximately 18 point

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Print.
an 18-point type of a size larger than Columbian, formerly used for Bibles.
[1675-85]

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great primer see ↑primer
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Main Entry:great

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great primer,
a size of type (18 point).

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  • great primer — Primer Prim er, n. [Originally, the book read at prime, the first canonical hour. LL. primae liber. See {Prime}, n., 4.] 1. Originally, a small prayer book for church service, containing the little office of the Virgin Mary; also, a work of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great primer — Great Great (gr[=a]t), a. [Compar. {Greater}; superl. {Greatest}.] [OE. gret, great, AS. gre[ a]t; akin to OS. & LG. gr[=o]t, D. groot, OHG. gr[=o]z, G. gross. Cf. {Groat} the coin.] 1. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great Primer — (spr. grēt praimer), s. Schriftarten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • great primer — n. a large size of printing type, 18 point, formerly used esp. for Bibles …   English World dictionary

  • great primer — Двойной боргес (Great Primer)     Шрифт, кегль [высота шрифта, размер] которого равен 18 пунктам (great primer6,77 мм в системе Дидо [европейская единица размера шрифта]).     Соотношение размеров в различных системах смотри на… …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • great primer — Print. an 18 point type of a size larger than Columbian, formerly used for Bibles. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Great primer — Двойной боргес (шрифт кегля 18) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • great primer — /greɪt ˈpraɪmə/ (say grayt pruymuh) noun Printing Obsolete a size of type equivalent to 18 point …  

  • Primer — Prim er, n. [Originally, the book read at prime, the first canonical hour. LL. primae liber. See {Prime}, n., 4.] 1. Originally, a small prayer book for church service, containing the little office of the Virgin Mary; also, a work of elementary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Primer — may refer to: Primer (album), a 1995 music album by the musical group Rockapella Primer (cosmetics) Primer (film), a 2004 feature film written and directed by Shane Carruth Primer (gasoline engine), a device on some petrol engines used to prime… …   Wikipedia

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