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mean line

The line on which the top parts of most of the lowercase letters set (not the ascenders). Also called x-height. The top (imaginary) point of all lowercase characters without ascenders.

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mean line

The line on which the top parts of most of the lowercase letters set (not the ascenders). Also called x-height.
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mean line

An imaginary horizontal line that marks the tops of most lowercase letters.
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