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  • x-height | Definition and Translations

    The distance between the baseline and the upper part of lowercase letters that don’t have ascenders.

     

    Dutch: x-hoogte
    French: hauteur d’x
    German: x-Höhe (Mittellänge)
    Italian: occhio mediano, occhio medio, altezza [della] x
    Norwegian: x-høyde
    Polish: wysokość x
    Portuguese: Altura de x
    Russian: Высота строчных, очко шрифта
    Spanish: Altura de "x"
    Turkish: X-yüksekliği
    Ukrainian: Висота рядкових, Висота малої літери

    Related Term(s): Ascender Baseline Cap height Descender


    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Riccardo Sartori Fernando Díaz Yevgen  Sadko CAST Diogo Ramos Moreira Przemysław Sakrajda Frode Helland H James Lucas tipografi

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