Definitions for uppercase

Definitions for (noun) uppercase

Main entry: majuscule, upper-case letter, uppercase, capital, capital letter

Definition: one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

Usage: printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters

Definitions for (adj) uppercase

Main entry: uppercase

Definition: relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case

Usage: uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc

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