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1. One that descends.
a. The part of the lowercase letters, such as g, p, and q, that extends below the other lowercase letters.
b. A letter with such a part.
1. a person or thing that descends
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing the portion of a letter, such as j, p, or y, below the level of the base of an x or n
1. one that descends.
2. the part of a lowercase letter, as p, q, j, or y, that goes below the body.
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|Noun||1.||descender - someone who descends|
abseiler, rappeller - a person who descends down a nearly vertical face by using a doubled rope that is wrapped around the body and attached to some high point
mover - someone who moves
|2.||descender - a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters|
|3.||descender - (printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters|
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
n (Typ) → Unterlänge f