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x-height

[eks-hahyt] /ˈɛksˌhaɪt/
noun, Typography.
1.
the height of a lowercase x.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
Related forms
x-high
[eks-hahy] /ˈɛksˈhaɪ/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for xhigh

x-height

noun
1.
(printing) the height of lower case letters of a typeface, without ascenders or descenders
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