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Meaning of ASCENDER

Pronunciation:  u'sendur

 
Matching Terms:  ascendence, ascendency, ascendent

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 Definition: 

A lowercase letter that extends above the "x-height" (the height of the letter "x"), such as "d", "t", or "h". Also used to denote the part of the letter extending above the x-height.

Compare descender.

 

 

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