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Definition 1: one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where uppercase or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for uppercase in the sense of this definition

(uppercase is a kind of ...) a written symbol that is used to represent speech

"the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"

(... is a kind of uppercase ) a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letters

Definition 2: relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where uppercase or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc

(uppercase is similar to ...) uppercase

"capital A" "great A" "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

(means also ...) of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries

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