/lej'euh bil"i tee/, n.
1. Also, legibleness. the state or quality of being legible.
2. Also called visibility. Typography. the quality of type that affects the perceptibility of a word, line, or paragraph of printed matter. Cf. readability (def. 2).
[1670-80; LEGIBLE + -ITY]

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