(computing) a font format that makes use of fillable geometric outlines of letters and symbols, allowing fonts to be scaled up or down while still retaining their intended shape Also called vector font Compare bitmap font
(Or “vector font”) A font defined as a set of lines and curves as opposed to a bitmap font. An outline font (e.g. PostScript, TrueType, RISC OS) can be scaled to any size and otherwise transformed more easily than a bitmap font, and with more attractive results, though this requires a lot of numerical processing. The result of transforming a character in an outline font in a particular way is often saved as a bitmap in a font cache to avoid repeating the calculations if that character is to be drawn again.
[out-lahyn] /ˈaʊtˌlaɪn/ noun 1. the by which a figure or object is defined or bounded; contour. 2. a drawing or sketch restricted to line without shading or modeling of form. 3. a general sketch, account, or report, indicating only the main features, as of a book, subject, or project: an outline of medieval history; an […]
[out-liv] /ˌaʊtˈlɪv/ verb (used with object), outlived, outliving. 1. to live longer than; survive (a person, period, etc.): She outlived her husband by many years. 2. to outlast; live or last through: The ship outlived the storm. He hopes to outlive the stigma of his imprisonment. /ˌaʊtˈlɪv/ verb (transitive) 1. to live longer than (someone) […]
[out-loo k] /ˈaʊtˌlʊk/ noun 1. the view or prospect from a particular place. 2. mental attitude or view; point of view: one’s outlook on life. 3. prospect of the future: the political outlook. 4. the place from which an observer out; lookout. 5. the act or state of out. 6. a watch kept; vigilance; lookout: […]
[luhv] /lʌv/ noun 1. a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. 2. a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend. 3. sexual passion or desire. 4. a person toward whom love is felt; beloved person; sweetheart. 5. (used in direct address as a term of endearment, […]