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Monospace

letters share an equal amount of space, no matter their size

Proportional

letters take up space relative to their size

Leading

vertical spacing of lines of text

Kerning

horizontal spacing between letters

Tracking

vertical spacing between large blocks of text

Serif

characters have attributes on the tips

Sans Serif

characters do not have attributes on the tips

Ornamental/Decorative

typeface designed strictly to catch the eye

Script

characters appear to have been written by hand.

Typeface

the basic design of a character

Font

a specific size, weight, and style applied to a character

Font style

the slant and weight of a character, such as bold or italic.

Font family

a group of similarly formatted typefaces

Typography

the design of the characters and the way they are presented on the page.

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