The size of a typeface, measured from line to line, when no additional interline space is added. Digital typefaces may not have an inherent size, as did metal typefaces.

Height of a typeface measured from the top of its ascenders to the bottom of its descenders, expressed in points.

A measurement system used to determine the size of type. Also known as point size.

The measure of a type's height in points.; usually measured in points.

The vertical dimensions of a letter, measured in point or millimeter.

The measure of a type's height in points. For example, there are 72 points in an inch so a 12 point type size is one-sixth of an inch tall.

(sometimes Fontstyle) see â€˜ point sizeâ€™.

n. The size of printed characters, usually measured in points (a point is approximately 1/72 inch). See also point1 (definition 1).