ascender definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person or thing that ascends
- the extension or upward stroke of any of the tall lowercase letters such as b, d, or k
- any such letter
ascender definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One that ascends.
- Printing 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.
ascender - Computer Definition
The part of lowercase b, d, f, h, k, l, and t, that extends above the body of the letters. See typeface.