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Font - A particular style (shape), size, slant, and weight, defined for an entire typographic character set; for example, 9 point Helvetica Italic Bold. When applied to outline or scalable character sets, which can be scaled to any size, font refers to style, slant, and weight, but not to size.

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Font - A font contains a repertoire of glyphs.  In a more technical sense, as the implementation of a font, a font is an organized set of glyphs. 

Jukka K. Korpela (2006), "Unicode Explained", O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA, USA

font - [graphics (map display)] A single typeface or a set of related patterns representing characters or symbols at one size.

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