(dē sen′dər, di-)
- a person or thing that descends
- that part of a letter such as g or y, which descends below the line
- any such letter
See descender in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- One that descends.
a. The part of the lowercase letters, such as g, p, and q, that extends below the other lowercase letters.
b. A letter with such a part.
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