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HAUTEUR MINUSCULES X [1 record]

Record 1 2017-05-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Typography
DEF

The height of letters, such as w, x, z, that have neither ascenders nor descenders.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Typographie (Caractères)
DEF

Hauteur de l'œil des lettres qui n'ont ni jambage ascendant ni jambage descendant, comme les lettres w, x, z.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tipografía (Caracteres)
DEF

En la tipografía, es, para una familia de tipos de caracteres, la altura de las minúsculas que no tienen trazos descendentes ni ascendentes, como por ejemplo, la x y la c.

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