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1. One that ascends.
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.
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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
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1. a person or thing that ascends or causes ascension.
a. the part of a lowercase letter, as b, d, f, or h, that rises above x-height.
b. the letter itself.
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|Noun||1.||ascender - someone who ascends |
mover - someone who moves
|2.||ascender - a lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters|
|3.||ascender - (printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters|
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
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n (Typ) → Oberlänge f
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