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ascender


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  ascender 
 
    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}. 
 
  (1998-03-27) 
 
 




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