Meaning of font


Pronunciation: (font), [key]
— n.
  1. a receptacle, usually of stone, as in a baptistery or church, containing the water used in baptism.
  2. a receptacle for holy water; stoup.
  3. a productive source: The book is a font of useful tips for travelers.
  4. the reservoir for oil in a lamp.
  5. a fountain.


Pronunciation: (font), [key]
— n. Print.
  1. a complete assortment of type of one style and size.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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