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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Descender  \De*scend"er\,  n. 
  One  who  descends. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  descender 
 
    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}. 
 
  (1998-03-27) 
 
 




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