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ascender

[ə′sen·dər]
(graphic arts)
That part of some lowercase letters which extends above the main body, as in b, d, and h.

ascender

(text)
A lowercase letter that extends above the "x-height" (the height of the letter "x"), such as "d", "t", or "h". Also used to denote the part of the letter extending above the x-height.

Compare descender.

ascender

The part of lowercase b, d, f, h, k, l, and t, that extends above the body of the letters. See typeface.


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All 2006 Isuzu Ascender owners will benefit from Isuzu's seven-year/75,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty and matching 24-hour roadside assistance coverage.
The 2003 Isuzu Ascender will be offered in three trim levels -- S, LS and Limited -- with a choice of two-wheel drive or on-demand four-wheel drive.
All Ascender models will be equipped with sporty 17-inch alloy wheels, overfenders, body side moldings and a roof-mounted luggage rack.
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After extensive evaluation, MED3OOO chose Ascender as our quality management partner because of their ability to produce highly accurate scores from multiple sources," said Tom Skelton, President of MED3OOO's Technology Services Division.
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Ascender offers features that will add value to EZ-CAP clients.
In EZ-CAP we have a nationally recognized and respected partner," said Ted Kyi, Ascender Software president.