x-height

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

x–height

noun \ˈeks-ˌhīt, -ˌhītth\

Definition of X-HEIGHT

:  the height of a lowercase x used to represent the height of the main body of a lowercase letter

First Known Use of X-HEIGHT

circa 1945

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