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Word: cursive

Definition: (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined


Sentences Containing 'cursive'

English script is a cursive style, especially for capital letters, first used in the 18th century in England, and later across the world.
For alphanumerics that are frequently handwritten, in addition to I and O, V is avoided because it looks like U in cursive, and Z for its similarity to 2.
The cursive forms were probably influenced by Roman cursive, brought to Iberia from North Africa.
The Leonese cursive was used in the Christian north, while the Mozarabic was used by Christians living in the Muslim south.
The main two families of calligraphic styles were the dry styles, called generally the Kufic, and the soft cursive styles, which include Naskhi, Thuluth, Nastaliq and many others.
The script, which exists in book-hand and cursive versions, was used from approximately the late seventh century until the thirteenth century, mostly in Visigothic Iberia but also somewhat in southern France.
Their crest is of a blue letter "D", written in a traditional cursive style, on a white background with the name of their home town "Moscow" written in front of a football underneath.
There was also a cursive form used for charters and non-religious writings, which had northern ("Leonese") and southern ("Mozarabic") forms.
These include both hieroglyphic and hieratic (a cursive ancient Egyptian script) versions of the text.
This very cursive script appeared with the spread of metallic quill.

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