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, in the meaning defined above

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XF

X factor

xg

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Xhosa

xi

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