lowercase definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, imprinted, or formatted in lowercase letters.
    • in lower-case
    • regarding, or kept in, the reduced situation; -- accustomed denote the tiny letters, in distinction from capitals and little capitals. Compared with uppercase. See the Note under first instance, n., 3.
    • associated with tiny (not capitalized) letters that were held in the lower 50 % of a compositor's type instance
  • verb-transitive:
    • to place (type or text) in lowercase letters.
  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of lower case.
    • In publishing, the sort of type that is put in the boxes regarding the lower case (see instance, 6); tiny letters collectively, in the place of capitals: as, roman or italic lower-case; the title-words for this dictionary tend to be set in condensed classic lower-case (with capital initials when they are normally utilized).
    • the characters which were as soon as held in bottom half of a compositor's type instance
  • others:
    • In printing, related to or that belong when you look at the lower case (see situation, n., 6): as, the lower-case cardboard boxes; lower-case kind or letters. Typically abbreviated lowercase

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "lowercase"
  • Verb Forms for "lowercase"
  • Hypernym for "lowercase"
  • Equivalent for "lowercase"
  • Same Context for "lowercase"
128 votes

How would you define lowercase?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!