Definitions for lower caseˈloʊ ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

low′er case′ˈloʊ ər(n.)

  1. Category: Printing

    Ref: See under case2 (def. 8). 2 8

Origin of lower case:

1675–85

low•er•caseˈloʊ ərˈkeɪs(adj.; v.; n.)-cased, -cas•ing

  1. (adj.)(of an alphabetical letter) of a particular form often different from and smaller than its corresponding capital letter, as a, b, q, r.

    Category: Printing

  2. (v.t.)to print or write with a lowercase letter or letters.

    Category: Printing

  3. (n.)a lowercase letter.

    Category: Printing

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lower case(noun)ˈoʊɚ

    small letters, not capital letters

    a message written entirely in lower case

Wiktionary

  1. lower case(Noun)

    The minuscule or small letters (a, b, c, as opposed to the uppercase or capital letters, A, B, C).

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