X-height meaning

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The height of a lowercase x.
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In typography, the height of the letter "x" in lower case. Point size includes the x-height, the height of the ascender and the height of the descender. See typeface.
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(typography) The distance between the baseline and midline in a typeface, typically equal to the height of the lower-case letter x.
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