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Dachansätze

English translation: top serif

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German term or phrase:Dachansätze
English translation:top serif
Entered by: Colin Rowe
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13:11 Mar 6, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Printing & Publishing
German term or phrase: Dachansätze
"Dachansätze gerade" from the printing field. Involves printing of Serifs
bizz communications
Germany
Local time: 12:32
top serif
Explanation:
Not certain here, but try googling "Dachansatz" and "top serif". There seems to be a certain degree of correspondence.
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Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 12:32
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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +1
top serif


Explanation:
Not certain here, but try googling "Dachansatz" and "top serif". There seems to be a certain degree of correspondence.

Example sentence(s):
  • So f, t and r had to be extended, i and j got a top serif and the l sometimes both top serif and bottom curl to the right. Same goes for cap I.
  • Dachansatz. Serifen. Grund- und Haarstriche. Symmetrieachse ...

    Reference: http://www.typophile.com/node/38217
    Reference: http://www.dominik-kuester.de/PDF/typographie/schriftdefinit...
Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 12:32
Meets criteria
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 15

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: not sure either whether there's a trade term for top serif, but the refs are nice
41 mins
  -> Thanks, Ken!
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Jul 23, 2009 - Changes made by Colin Rowe:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term


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