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ascender

as·cend·er

 (ə-sĕn′dər)
n.
1. One that ascends.
2. Printing
a. The part of the tall lowercase letters, such as b,d, and h, that extends above the other lowercase letters.
b. A letter with such a part.

ascender

(əˈsɛndə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. the part of certain lower-case letters, such as b or h, that extends above the body of the letter
b. any letter having such a part
2. a person or thing that ascends
3. (Mountaineering) another word for ascendeur

as•cend•er

(əˈsɛn dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that ascends or causes ascension.
2.
a. the part of a lowercase letter, as b, d, f, or h, that rises above x-height.
b. the letter itself.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascender - someone who ascendsascender - someone who ascends      
mounter, climber - someone who ascends on foot; "a solitary mounter of the staircase"
mover - someone who moves
2.ascender - a lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase lettersascender - a lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
3.ascender - (printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase lettersascender - (printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
Translations

ascender

n (Typ) → Oberlänge f
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