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descender

[di′sen·dər]
(graphic arts)
The segment of certain letters which extends below the general level of cross-alignment with other letters; for example, the lower part of “g” or “y.”

descender

(text)
A lowercase letter that extends below the base line, such as "g", "j", or "p". Also used to denote the part of the letter extending below the base line. Compare ascender.

descender

The part of lower case characters g, j, p, q and y that fall below the line. Sometimes these characters are displayed and printed with shortened descenders in order to fit into a smaller character cell, making them difficult to read. See typeface.


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A noter que le geant americain a decide de decliner uniquement les versions 128 et 256 Go de ses smartphones, impossible donc de mettre la main sur un iPhone 7 RED 32 Go, a encore ajoute la meme source.
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05 percent became the major decliner for the third consecutive session.
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There were 120 decliners that edged out 92 advancers, while 49 stocks were unchanged.
Decliners outnumbered the advancers by a margin of 100 to 41 and the prices of 15 companies remained unchanged.
Advancing stocks outnumbered decliners by a margin of 99 to 37 and the prices of 20 companies remained unchanged.
Mercury Interactive (MERQ) leads our list of decliners today, dropping more than three percent after Morgan Stanley downgraded the software company to "equal weight" from "overweight.
Our final decliner is also suffering at the hands of a weaker-than-expected earnings report.
One notable decliner among non-PSEi stocks is MacroAsia, which fell by 6.
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