uppercase

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1up·per·case

adjective \ˌə-pər-ˈkās\

: having as its typical form A, B, C rather than a, b, c

Full Definition of UPPERCASE

:  capital 1

Origin of UPPERCASE

from the compositor's practice of keeping capital letters in the upper of a pair of type cases
First Known Use: 1738

2uppercase

noun

Definition of UPPERCASE

:  capital letters

First Known Use of UPPERCASE

circa 1916

3uppercase

verb
uppercaseduppercas·ing

Definition of UPPERCASE

transitive verb
:  to print or set in capital letters

First Known Use of UPPERCASE

1949

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