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Meaning of DESCENDER

Pronunciation:  di'sendur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters
  2. [n]  a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters
  3. [n]  someone who descends
 

DESCENDER is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: abseiler, alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet, line, mover

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*scend"er\, n.
One who descends.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A lowercase letter that extends below the base line, such as "g", "j", or "p". Also used to denote the part of the letter extending below the base line. Compare ascender.

 

 

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