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Definition:

The bracket is a curved or wedge-like connection between the stem and serif of some fonts. Not all serifs are bracketed serifs.

Brackets can have different shapes with deep or gentle curves. Brackets may taper all the way to the end of the serif or attach at a midpoint before the serif ends.

 

Pronunciation: [BRAK-it]

Also Known As: bracketed serif | fillet

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