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uppercase

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adjective up·per·case \ˌə-pər-ˈkās\

Simple Definition of uppercase

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of uppercase

  1. :  capital 1

Origin and Etymology of uppercase

from the compositor's practice of keeping capital letters in the upper of a pair of type cases


First Known Use: 1738


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uppercase

noun up·per·case

Definition of uppercase

  1. :  capital letters



Circa 1916

First Known Use of uppercase

circa 1916


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uppercase

verb up·per·case

Definition of uppercase

uppercased

uppercasing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to print or set in capital letters




UPPERCASE Defined for Kids

uppercase

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adjective up·per·case \ˌə-pər-ˈkās\

Definition of uppercase for Students

  1. :  having the form A, B, C rather than a, b, c

uppercase

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