[ eks-hahyt ]
/ ˈɛksˌhaɪt /
the height of a lowercase x.
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Origin of x-height
First recorded in 1945–50
OTHER WORDS FROM x-heightx-high [eks-hahy] /ˈɛksˈhaɪ/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for x-height
printing the height of lower case letters of a typeface, without ascenders or descenders
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