font vs fount

font fount


  • 1) typography A set of glyphs of unified design, belonging to one typeface (e.g., Helvetica), style (e.g., italic), and weight (e.g., bold). Usually representing the letters of an alphabet and its supplementary characters.
  • 2) figuratively spring, source, fountain
  • 3) computing A computer file containing the code used to draw and compose the glyphs of one or more typographic fonts on a computer display or printer. A font file.
  • 4) A receptacle for oil in a lamp.
  • 5) figuratively A source, wellspring, fount.
  • 6) A receptacle in a church for holy water - especially one used in baptism
  • 7) A receptacle for holy water; a stoup.
  • 8) The oil reservoir in an oil-burning lamp.
  • 9) A basin for holding baptismal water in a church.
  • 10) A complete set of type of one size and face.
  • 11) An abundant source; a fount.
  • 12) A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing.
  • 13) (Print.) A complete assortment of printing type of one size, including a due proportion of all the letters in the alphabet, large and small, points, accents, and whatever else is necessary for printing with that variety of types; a fount.
  • 14) A fountain; a spring; a source.
  • 15) bowl for baptismal water
  • 16) A complete assortment and just apportionment of all the characters of a particular face and size of printing-type, as required for ordinary printed work.
  • 17) A fount; fountain; source.
  • 18) A casting; the act or process of casting; founding.
  • 19) A repository for the water used in baptism; now, specifically, a basin, usually of marble or other fine stone, permanently fixed within a church, to contain the water for baptism by sprinkling or immersion: distinctively called a baptismal font.


  • 1) a device from which poultry may drink
  • 2) typography, UK, dated A typographic font.
  • 3) figuratively that from which something flows or proceeds
  • 4) something from which water flows
  • 5) One that initiates or dispenses; a source.
  • 6) (Print.) A font.
  • 7) A fountain.
  • 8) A spring of water; a fountain.
  • 9) A source; a fountainhead.
  • 10) Same as font, 2.


  • 1) There are many different styles of font.
  • 2) Our experience suggests that longer pieces are easier to read when the font is slightly larger.
  • 3) Offer a menu with a larger font.
  • 4) Why does the font size change?
  • 5) Stick with a consistent font size.
  • 6) The largest font size is 36 point.
  • 7) All packs will be identical in terms of font, size and colour.
  • 8) In the above example, our second declaration specifies which font to use.
  • 9) The app lets you save images and change the font size, and it keeps a browsing history.
  • 10) I have a friend who took two weeks to decide what font to use on his blog.
  • 11) I know they can enhance reading, especially for the elderly because the font size can be enlarged.
  • 12) The gold bowl used as a font was brought from Windsor Castle.
  • 13) Find out why the font you use matters, when you should make it personal, and how to big yourself up.
  • 14) Text enclosed by asterisks was in an old font (* old font*).
  • 15) Gui, 6: Color, \% alertcolor\% gui, 6: font, s\%fontsize\%, \% font\% ypos: = 10 gui 6: - sysmenu yvar: = ypos+pich+10
  • 16) The only bit of flash is in the prismatic foil inlayed into in the title font, which is actually quite subdued when compared to some other sets.
  • 17) ‘Stone water fonts are to be placed at the doors in Midfield Church.’
  • 18) ‘‘The painting will hang in the Victorian baptistry behind the stone font which is a very fitting location,’ he said.’
  • 19) ‘Have on hand the baptismal font, pitcher of water, the Advent wreath and matches.’
  • 20) ‘A five-tonne font (a stone bowl in a church that holds water for baptism) in granite that was used by the prior is also on display.’
  • 21) ‘The sprinkler is filled with consecrated water from the baptismal font, which is drizzled onto the initiate during the ritual.’
  • 22) ‘With good reason, they had come to believe that the path to freedom ran through the baptismal font of the Reformed Church.’
  • 23) ‘Catholics symbolically carry on this tradition with holy water fonts at the entrances of their churches.’
  • 24) ‘Keep water in the font as a reminder of baptism.’
  • 25) ‘A holy water font salvaged from a church is work in progress.’
  • 26) ‘Out of sheer desperation I crawled down to the local church and threw myself in a font of holy water.’
  • 27) ‘This spring water was used in the font in the church to christen babies.’
  • 28) ‘She had installed crucifixes in various rooms in the home, and had placed a font containing holy water in the home.’
  • 29) ‘A granite stone holy water font was thrown into the river and about 100 years ago it was retrieved from the water and re-erected.’
  • 30) ‘At the appointed moment, we gathered round the ancient stone font to witness the baptism.’
  • 31) ‘The font, the church, the altar and the pulpit were all consecrated in turn and the ceremony ended with a Candlemass procession.’
  • 32) ‘In Dublin two years ago, some church fonts were removed when it was learned that drug users rinsed their syringes in the holy water.’
  • 33) ‘He wrote about wine and studied church architecture, making a particular study of 11 th century church fonts.’
  • 34) ‘Most fonts were made of stone, although other materials such as marble, lead, copper, and bronze were also used.’
  • 35) ‘The font was filled with water that seemed to be boiling.’
  • 36) ‘Members of the congregation renewed their baptismal vows and in response received a generous sprinkling of water from the huge font.’
  • 37) ‘And it's all in a teeny weeny eye-straining font.’
  • 38) ‘But as I watched the credits unfold I thought: I know that font.’
  • 39) ‘And I ultimately wound up changing nearly every font to different flavors of Arial, which yields a distressingly mundane appearance.’
  • 40) ‘In looking at the photocopies, he said, ‘I really felt we could not definitively say which font this is.’’
  • 41) ‘And I kinda liked your red crayon-scrawly powerpoints - what font is that?’


  • 1) I have come to you because my colleagues tell me that you are a fount of knowledge.
  • 2) Sweetheart, your trustees aren't the only fount of dough.
  • 3) He struggled, tears from an apparently inexhaustible fount streaming down his face.
  • 4) There are three very old images, one at the front, and two on the side; the baptismal fount is surrounded by turned wood, and the choral section has a 20th Century organ.
  • 5) I have no helper76 but my tears that ever flow in fount,
  • 6) The rite of my infancy was performed as became a soldier's son; my fount was my father's helmet, and the first pap I sucked lay on the point of his sword.
  • 7) Of the Devanagari character we have also cast an entire new fount, which is esteemed the most beautiful of the kind in India.
  • 8) Holytaco is 4chan Lite (also known as a fount of puerile, sexist low-brow humor), but this is one of the few gems I've ever seen come out of it.
  • 9) Prof. Adler seems to think that the doctrine of evolution explains only the physical descent of man; for the genesis of the spiritual man, he looks for some supernatural "fount" in the skies.
  • 10) The two were used interchangeably as early as the 1920s, although some whiskered English traditionalists will still insist on "fount" in an elitist way, in the hope that it will stretch their authenticity all the way back to Caxton, the great British printer of Chaucer.
  • 11) ‘Having proved myself the fount of all world knowledge, I returned Lisa to Brighton on Tuesday evening, in time for our 7 month anniversary on Wednesday, a landmark we celebrated with a visit to the drive-thru McDonalds.’
  • 12) ‘Children should ‘find out’ for themselves, and teachers will be ‘liberated from their traditional role as the fount of all knowledge’.’
  • 13) ‘The trouble was, in my opinion, that Barbara thought she was right on every subject, and the fount of great knowledge on subjects of which she knew little or nothing, such as the motor industry.’
  • 14) ‘And, to add to my fount of knowledge, I found out who Marie of Romania was.’
  • 15) ‘As the fount of all knowledge, the pastor's job is to overflow with spiritual truth each week while the congregation sits and absorbs this wisdom.’
  • 16) ‘I am now a fount of knowledge about this wondrous organisation.’
  • 17) ‘While the internet is indeed a fount of knowledge, and might well be able to assist you in your quest, certain refinements to your terms are needed.’
  • 18) ‘In most towns, taxi drivers are the fount of all knowledge.’
  • 19) ‘If the member is suggesting that I am the fount of all knowledge, in advance of hearing what other members have to say, I take that as a great compliment but I am afraid that my natural humility will not allow me to accept it.’
  • 20) ‘The University of Phoenix's curriculum is built around peer-based learning groups where the instructor isn't exactly viewed as a fount of knowledge.’
  • 21) ‘The most profound is that the teacher must relinquish the idea of ‘knowing it all,’ of being the fount of knowledge and wisdom.’
  • 22) ‘The new edition of the book contains a short foreword by D. Simberloff, a fount of encyclopedic knowledge on biological invasions.’
  • 23) ‘Older people may be a fount of knowledge with regard to local customs as many have only died out recently as homogenous society spread.’
  • 24) ‘Cyberspace becomes the virtual library and university - and the fount of all knowledge.’
  • 25) ‘Suddenly, he was the fount of all knowledge about the New Zealand economy and New Zealand society.’
  • 26) ‘Once a university lecturer, now a tour operator of international repute, Chris is a fount of all knowledge.’
  • 27) ‘I am pleased to be able to share with them the fount of knowledge I have on this particular issue.’
  • 28) ‘This person has maps on the brain and can be a fount of obscure geographical and cultural knowledge.’
  • 29) ‘The longtime actor and director is a fount of stories about performing at the Stratford Festival - which he refers to as ‘an enormous machine’ - as well as touring the country performing for theatre fans young and old.’
  • 30) ‘In turn, the film's title comes to suggest a greater theme about the attempts of humanity to comprehend the apparently incomprehensible - this endeavour being the fount of science, mathematics, philosophy and, yes, art.’

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