Meaning of FONT in English

FONT

font /fɒnt $ fɑːnt/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Sense 1: Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: French ; Origin: fonte , from Latin fundere 'to pour' ]

[ Sense 2: Date: 900-1000 ; Language: Late Latin ; Origin: fons , from Latin ; ⇨ ↑ fount ]

1 . technical a set of letters of a particular size and style, used for printing books, newspapers etc or on a computer screen

2 . a large stone container in a church, that holds the water used for the ceremony of ↑ baptism

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.