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  • Stress | Definition and Translations

    The characteristic change of stroke width across all letters of a font. The stress is usually either diagonal, vertical, or there is no or hardly any stress for typefaces with no obvious change of stroke widths.

     

    French: Axe (des pleins et déliés)
    German: Schattenachse
    Italian: Asse/disposizione dei contrasti
    Polish: oś pochylenia
    Spanish: Eje de inclinación, modulación
    Turkish: eksen / stres

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: CAST JesusBarrientos Juanjo Lopez Przemysław Sakrajda J-Gineste tipografi



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