x-height

noun
\ ˈeks-ˌhīt How to pronounce x-height (audio) , ÷-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, in the meaning defined above

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XF

X factor

xg

x-height

Xhosa

xi

Xi

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“X-height.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/x-height. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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