{metafont} is a system for specifying fonts.

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Nature of MetaFont Output: raster or vector?

I read that MetaFont defines vector fonts. Elsewhere it says it produces raster output. What kind of font does MetaFont really produce?
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the unthinkable: use of Metafont for greek minion letters in black board style

would it be possible to create our own greek letters in black board style from the Minion family using Metafont? It is just a matter of adding a vertical bar somewhere... Thanks
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What fonts are available for LaTeX?

I have used Computer Modern, and I love it. Is there any other complete METAFONT font that can be used with LaTeX?
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How to make sense of font metrics?

If I have a Tex font, and I want to really understand how it will be laid out by Tex, and what features of the font to bear in mind when tuning my output to be beautiful, what tools are useful for ...