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lower-case

adj
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or relating to small letters
vb (tr)
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to print with lower-case letters
Abbreviation: lc

lower-case


Past participle: lower-cased
Gerund: lower-casing

Imperative
lower-case
lower-case
Present
I lower-case
you lower-case
he/she/it lower-cases
we lower-case
you lower-case
they lower-case
Preterite
I lower-cased
you lower-cased
he/she/it lower-cased
we lower-cased
you lower-cased
they lower-cased
Present Continuous
I am lower-casing
you are lower-casing
he/she/it is lower-casing
we are lower-casing
you are lower-casing
they are lower-casing
Present Perfect
I have lower-cased
you have lower-cased
he/she/it has lower-cased
we have lower-cased
you have lower-cased
they have lower-cased
Past Continuous
I was lower-casing
you were lower-casing
he/she/it was lower-casing
we were lower-casing
you were lower-casing
they were lower-casing
Past Perfect
I had lower-cased
you had lower-cased
he/she/it had lower-cased
we had lower-cased
you had lower-cased
they had lower-cased
Future
I will lower-case
you will lower-case
he/she/it will lower-case
we will lower-case
you will lower-case
they will lower-case
Future Perfect
I will have lower-cased
you will have lower-cased
he/she/it will have lower-cased
we will have lower-cased
you will have lower-cased
they will have lower-cased
Future Continuous
I will be lower-casing
you will be lower-casing
he/she/it will be lower-casing
we will be lower-casing
you will be lower-casing
they will be lower-casing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lower-casing
you have been lower-casing
he/she/it has been lower-casing
we have been lower-casing
you have been lower-casing
they have been lower-casing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lower-casing
you will have been lower-casing
he/she/it will have been lower-casing
we will have been lower-casing
you will have been lower-casing
they will have been lower-casing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lower-casing
you had been lower-casing
he/she/it had been lower-casing
we had been lower-casing
you had been lower-casing
they had been lower-casing
Conditional
I would lower-case
you would lower-case
he/she/it would lower-case
we would lower-case
you would lower-case
they would lower-case
Past Conditional
I would have lower-cased
you would have lower-cased
he/she/it would have lower-cased
we would have lower-cased
you would have lower-cased
they would have lower-cased
Translations

lower-case

[ˈləʊəˌkeɪs] ADJminúsculo
lower-case letterminúscula f
see also lower 1 D

lower-case

[ˈləʊəˈkeɪs] adj (Typ) → minuscolo/a
References in classic literature ?
Tarzan first had been attracted to it by the fact that it was very short and that it commenced with a larger g-bug than those about it--a male g-bug it was to Tarzan, the lower-case letters being females.
It would tire you to remember that DO meant b, TU o, and RO y, and that to say he-boy you must prefix the ape masculine gender sound BU before the entire word and the feminine gender sound MU before each of the lower-case letters which go to make up boy--it would tire you and it would bring me to the nineteenth hole several strokes under par.
Two multinational firms are in a trademark battle over use of the lower-case letter "m" for candies, and an appeals court in Sweden ruled that the M&M candies made by Mars infringe on a trademark for Marabou bars sold in Sweden, reports ConfectionaryNews.
The lower-case scenario assumes an average oil price of US$70 per barrel in 2015 and US$72 per barrel in 2016.