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Italic vs. Upright

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Italicadjective

Designed to resemble a handwriting style developed in Italy in the 16th century.

Uprightadjective

Vertical; erect.

‘I was standing upright, waiting for my orders.’;

Italicadjective

Having letters that slant or lean to the right; oblique.

‘The text was impossible to read: every other word was underlined or in a bold or italic font.’;

Uprightadjective

Greater in height than breadth.

Italicnoun

(typography) A typeface in which the letters slant to the right.

Uprightadjective

(figuratively) Of good morals; practicing ethical values.

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Italicnoun

An oblique handwriting style, such as used by Italian calligraphers of the Renaissance.

Uprightadjective

(of a golf club) Having the head approximately at a right angle with the shaft.

Italicadjective

Relating to Italy or to its people.

Uprightadverb

in or into an upright position

Italicadjective

Applied especially to a kind of type in which the letters do not stand upright, but slope toward the right; - so called because dedicated to the States of Italy by the inventor, Aldus Manutius, about the year 1500.

Uprightnoun

Any vertical part of a structure, especially one of the goal posts in sports.

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Italicnoun

An Italic letter, character, or type (see Italic, a., 2.); - often in the plural; as, the Italics are the author's. Italic letters are used to distinguish words for emphasis, importance, antithesis, etc. Also, collectively, Italic letters.

Uprightnoun

A word clued by the successive initial, middle, or final letters of the cross-lights in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.

Italicnoun

a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right

Uprightnoun

(informal) An upright piano.

Italicnoun

a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative

Uprightnoun

Short for upright vacuum cleaner.

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Italicnoun

a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right

Uprightverb

(transitive) To set upright or stand back up (something that has fallen).

Italicadjective

characterized by slanting characters;

‘italic characters’;

Uprightadjective

In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree.

‘With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright.’; ‘All have their ears upright.’;

Italicadjective

of or relating to the Italic languages;

‘ancient Italic dialects’;

Uprightadjective

Morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man upright in all his ways.

‘And that man [Job] was perfect and upright.’;

Italicadjective

relating to or denoting the branch of Indo-European languages that includes Latin, Oscan, Umbrian, and the Romance languages.

Uprightadjective

Conformable to moral rectitude.

‘Conscience rewards upright conduct with pleasure.’;

Italicnoun

the Italic group of languages.

Uprightadjective

Stretched out face upward; flat on the back.

Uprightadjective

Designating a club in which the head is approximately at a right angle with the shaft.

Uprightnoun

Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a building. See Illust. of Frame.

Uprightnoun

A tool made from a flat strip of steel with chisel edges at both ends, bent into horseshoe, the opening between the cutting edges being adjustable, used for reducing splits to skeins. Called in full upright shave.

Uprightnoun

the vertical part of a goalpost, especially the part above the horizontal bar; as, a field goal directly between the uprights.

Uprightnoun

a vertical structural member as a post or stake;

‘the ball sailed between the uprights’;

Uprightnoun

a piano with a vertical sounding board

Uprightadjective

in a vertical position; not sloping;

‘an upright post’;

Uprightadjective

of moral excellence;

‘a genuinely good person’; ‘a just cause’; ‘an upright and respectable man’; ‘the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous’;

Uprightadjective

erect in posture;

‘behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude’; ‘stood defiantly with unbowed back’;

Uprightadjective

maintaining an erect position;

‘standing timber’; ‘many buildings were still standing’;

Uprightadjective

upright in position or posture;

‘an erect stature’; ‘erect flower stalks’; ‘for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression’; ‘a column still vertical amid the ruins’; ‘he sat bolt upright’;

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