noun. one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters".
- upper-case letter
- graphic symbol
- small cap
- small capital
adjective. relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case; X and Y and Z etc".
Sentences with uppercase
1. Noun, singular or mass
Have the children match the correct uppercase and lowercase letter together to make a pair.
The Greek uppercase letter S (sigma or ') means "the sum of all that is before," so the cost in 2004 is: