Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of x-height.

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Examples

  • Deliquesce over serifs and sans, x-heights and bowls, and every kind of type from Grotesks to Fat Faces.

    The Next Existential Question: What Font?

  • Someone does, though, when you talk to font folks, they bust out all the x-heights and ascenders and when and where things are appropriate.

    On the tyranny of web safe fonts : #comments

  • Deliquesce over serifs and sans, x-heights and bowls, and every kind of type from Grotesks to Fat Faces.

    The Next Existential Question: What Font?

  • In addition, it's probably worth giving (if one is using px), an extra pixel or two to those fonts with lesser x-heights.

    The Daily Whim

  • In addition, it's probably worth giving (if one is using px), an extra pixel or two to those fonts with lesser x-heights.

    The Daily Whim

  • Letter shapes Verdana's letters have large x-heights and open counters, so they don't plug up at small sizes.

    Macworld

  • Letter shapes Verdana's letters have large x-heights and open counters, so they don't plug up at small sizes.

    Macworld

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