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SMALL LETTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does small letter mean? 

SMALL LETTER (noun)
  The noun SMALL LETTER has 1 sense:

1. the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case

  Familiarity information: SMALL LETTER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SMALL LETTER (noun)


Sense 1small letter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

lower-case letter; lowercase; minuscule; small letter

Hypernyms ("small letter" is a kind of...):

character; grapheme; graphic symbol (a written symbol that is used to represent speech)


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