Pertaining to, or kept in, the lower case; -- used to denote the small letters, in distinction from capitals and small capitals; as, lowercase letters a and b and c etc.. Contrasted with uppercase. See the Note under 1st Case, n., 3.
A term applied to letters of the alphabet that are not capitalized.
As opposed to Uppercase, Lowercase letters take the form of a,b,c instead of A,B,C. Programs that are 'case-sensitive' can differentiate between upper and lowercase.
Non-capitalised letters of a font, obtained by pressing the keyboard keys while neither of the SHIFT keys (up-arrow keys above the Alt keys) are being pressed and the red light of the Caps Lock keys is off.
The small letters of a typeface, as opposed to the capital letters, or uppercase letters. Derived from the location of the type cases in which typographers used to store metal or wood letterforms.
Noncapital letters, such as a, b, c, and so on. The name is derived from the practice of placing these letters in the bottom (lower) case of a pair of type cases. Compare uppercase.
Small letters used in printing that evolved from the Caroline minuscules of approximately 800 A. D. So called because. they are found in the lower part of the printer's type case.
Small characters of type (no capital letters).
relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case; "lowercase letters; a and b and c etc"
The small alphabetic characters, whether accented or not, as distinguished from the capital alphabetic characters. The concept of case applies to alphabets such as Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek, but not to Arabic, Hebrew, Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and many other scripts. Examples of lowercase letters are a, b, and c. Contrast with uppercase.
Lowercase is the opposite to capital letters. Lowercase characters are automatically typed when the caps lock is off and the shift key isn't used.
The Unix operating system differentiates between uppercase and lowercase letters.
Lowercase letters are small letters, not CAPITAL LETTERS.
show HIDE Letters that are not capitalized.
Keyboard characters (letters) that are "small," such as x, y, z, as opposed to the uppercase or CAPITAL letters, X, Y, Z. The term dates back to the early days of printing when the small letter characters were stored in drawers (cases) underneath the capital letters.
To type something in lowercase. Essentially all of Jerkcity conversations take place in all uppercase. Typing in lowercase, or "lowercasing," is considered to be effeminate and inappropriate.
These are the small letters of a typeface. Originally, small letters were stored in the lower section of the printer's typecase, hence the term â€˜lowercaseâ€™. Once known as â€˜minusculesâ€™.
the small letters in type, as distinguished from the capital letters.
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Small letters, or minuscules; a, b, c (as opposed to uppercase).
About letters. Having as its form "a f g" or "b n I" rather than "A F G" or "B N I". qubee xinnaa View
adj. In reference to letters, not capital--for example, a, b, c. Compare uppercase.