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CAPITAL LETTERS [1 record]

Record 1 2001-10-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Typography
  • Correction and Proofreading (Printing)
DEF

The large forms of letters, e.g. Z,I,A.

OBS

The proofreader's mark consists of three lines added under the letter or letters to be capitalized...

Key term(s)
  • capital letter
  • capital
  • cap
  • upper case
  • u.c. letters

French

Domaine(s)
  • Typographie (Caractères)
  • Correction d'épreuves (Imprimerie)
DEF

Lettres plus grandes, p. ex., Z,I,A, dont le signe du correcteur comporte trois traits inscrits sous la lettre ou les lettres à mettre en majuscules [...]

Key term(s)
  • capitale
  • majuscule

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tipografía (Caracteres)
  • Corrección de pruebas (Imprenta)
OBS

En oposición a letras minúsculas.

Key term(s)
  • letra mayúscula
  • mayúscula
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