A large initial capital letter dropped into the beginning of a paragraph to add visual interest on a page.
The first letter of a paragraph, much larger than the other character, inset ito the body copy.
A large initial capital or versal embedded into the text. Traditionally the first capital letter of a paragraph, set in a larger point size and aligned with the top of the first line. As such, this method is used to indicate the start of a new section of text, such as a chapter.
A decorative capital letter at the beginning of a paragraph that hangs below the top line of the paragraph and occupies space of more than one line.
a large initial letter of a paragraph that spans more than one line of text
a large letter that begins a paragraph and drops through several lines of text as shown below
an oversized, single capital letter that starts a paragraph and is commonly used at the beginnings of chapters or sections of a book
A large first letter that goes down below the rest of the first line.
An enlarged, often decorative capital letter at the beginning of a paragraph, chapter or publication.
The first letter of a block of text set in a larger size or display typeface for emphasis or decorating, with the base line for the cap dropped to a line below the baseline of the first line of type.
The initial character of a paragraph that is enlarged so the top of the letter is even with or slightly above the first line and the balance of the letter drops into the body of the paragraph, usually by three lines. This design element should be used sparingly, preferably for the initial paragraph of an article only.
Enlarged initial capital letter, usually introduced for design emphasis. Compare to raised cap.
A design style in which the first capital letter of a paragraph is set in a larger point size and aligned with the top of the first line. This method is used to indicate the start of a new section of text, such as a chapter.
An oversized capital letter used at the start of a paragraph. Drop caps occupy two or more lines of body copy, usually introduced for design emphasis.
a large initial letter at the start of the text that drops into the line or lines of text below.
A single capital letter, larger than the standard text size, set into a block of text, with one or more lines indented to accommodate the capital.
A CAPital letter that DROPs from the top line of a caption at least two or three lines to distinguish the first caption in a book -- or scene.
A large initial capital in a paragraph that extends through several lines.
A large capital letter of the first word that is set into a paragraph.
an oversized, first letter in a paragraph (or article) whose baseline hangs below the normal baseline
Enlarged first letter of a paragraph in a document, top-aligning with the first line of text and dropping below to be embedded in the paragraph.
An initial cap that "drops" below the first baseline.
Large initial letter at the beginning of a story or chapter