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  • Leading [Letterpress typesetting] | Definition and Translations

    Leading is the space between lines of letterpress type. It is called leading because the material to fill this space was originally made from lead. The term is often used for digital typesetting as well, but stands for the distance between consecutive baselines in this context. See “line spacing” for more information.

     

    Dutch: interlinie
    French: interlignage
    German: Durchschuss
    Italian: interlinea
    Polish: interlinia
    Portuguese: Entrelinha
    Russian: интерлинья́ж
    Spanish: Interlineado
    Turkish: Satırlama

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Riccardo Sartori Xavier Álvarez Fernando Díaz Diogo Ramos Moreira Przemysław Sakrajda tipografi



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