body type

noun
a category of physique
Syn: ↑somatotype
Hypernyms: ↑physique, ↑build, ↑body-build, ↑habitus

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noun
: the type commonly used for the text of a piece of printed matter (as an article, newspaper, or book) as distinguished from the varying type used for such items as headlines, appendixes, footnotes, or advertisements

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Print.
type used in the main text of printed matter, generally less than 14 points. Cf. display type.
[1895-1900]

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body type,
Printing. the type used for printing the main text of a book or the like.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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