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1. descender

noun. a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters.

Synonyms

  • letter of the alphabet
  • alphabetic character

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • descend (English)
  • decenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. descender

noun. (printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters.

Antonyms

  • natural object

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • descend (English)
  • decenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. descender

noun. someone who descends.

Synonyms

  • abseiler
  • mover

Antonyms

  • empty
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • descend (English)
  • decenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with descender


1. Noun, singular or mass
The point size of a font refers to the height of the font from the bottom of a descender of a letter to the top of an ascender of another letter.

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