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descender (di-SEN-duhr) noun
1. One that descends.
2. The part of the lowercase letters, such as g, p, and q, that extends below the other lowercase letters. A letter with such a part.
[Middle English descenden, from Old French descendre, from Latin descendere : de- + scandere, to climb.]
"Sloop is not a single font but a set of three related fonts--Sloop One,
Two, and Three--that offer different degrees of ornamentation. Sloop
One's lowercase letters have relatively short and straight ascenders and
Why does descender have ascenders but no descenders among its nine letters?
X-BonusI like simple, if it's complex then I don't understand it. -Seymour Cray, inventor of the Cray supercomputer