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  • Ascender | Definition and Translations

    An ascender is the portion of a lowercase letter that extends above the x-height.


    Dutch: stok
    French: ascendante
    German: Oberlänge
    Italian: [asta] ascendente
    Norwegian: Overlengde, overligger
    Polish: wydłużenie górne
    Portuguese: Ascendente
    Russian: верхний выносной элемент
    Spanish: asta ascendente
    Turkish: Çıkış

    Related Term(s): Descender x-height

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Riccardo Sartori Alexis B. Diogo Ramos Moreira Przemysław Sakrajda Frode Helland Сергей Пономаренко H James Lucas tipografi
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