1. Weight- overall thickness of the strokes, in relation to their height (light, medium, bold, black, heavy)
2. Width- How wide the letterforms in a typeface are in relation to their height (condensed/compressed, extended/expanded)
3. Style- A broad term that refers to several aspects of a typeface. This can be divided into two basic categories: serif and sans serif.
4. The point system, used to measure the height of a letter as well as the distance between lines, is the standard used today. One point = 1/72 inch or .35 millimeters. Twelve points = one pica, the unit commonly used to measure column widths. Typography also can be measured in inches, millimeters, or pixels. Most software apps let the designer choose a preferred unit of measure; picas and points are a standard default.
5. Point- Unit of measure which equals 1/72 inch or .35 millimeters.
6. Pica- Unit of measure which equals 12 points.
7. There are 72 points per inch.
8. 1/2 inch tall.
9. There are 6 picas in 1 inch.
10. There are 12 points in 1 pica.
11. X-height refers to the distance between the baseline and the mean line in a typeface.
12. Cap height- Height of a capital letter above the baseline for a typeface.
13. Leading- Amount of vertical spacing between lines of type.