from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, printed, or formatted in lowercase letters.
- transitive v. To put (type or text) in lowercase letters.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of lower case.
- adj. in lower case
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or kept in, the lower case; -- used to denote the small letters, in distinction from capitals and small capitals. Contrasted with
uppercase. See the Note under 1st case, n., 3.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In printing, pertaining to or belonging in the lower case (see case, n., 6): as, the lower-case boxes; lower-case type or letters. Usually abbreviated lowercase
- n. In printing, the kind of type that is placed in the boxes of the lower case (see case, 6); small letters collectively, as opposed to capitals: as, roman or italic lower-case; the title-words of this dictionary are set in condensed antique lower-case (with capital initials when these are ordinarily used).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case
- n. the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
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THIS time they want the email in lowercase (makes sense).
Archy the cockroach wrote his name in lowercase letters because he couldn't maneuver the shift bar of Don's typewriter.
Also — I don’t know if this is the case here — I have some recollection of having once read about some words like “nazi” deliberately being used in lowercase to show disrespect, so even if “Quisling” were grammatically correct, “quisling” would be preferred?
In this example, the about: legacy-compat must be in lowercase.
Fub says: xx: Fub the word was consciously created by the London Times, so it entered the lexicon in lowercase.
Fub the word was consciously created by the London Times, so it entered the lexicon in lowercase.
It will reformat the text you've highlighted so that each word starts with a capital letter and the rest of the letters are in lowercase.
So here are five pieces of advice for intellectuals from steve fuller‘s book the intellectual, and yes, the lowercase is his, or at least his publisher’s.
The Suprematist concept seemed somehow related to the recent so-called lowercase and microsound movements, which, in my opinion, have spent a lot of energy creating their own simple language with which to communicate bold ideas.
I imagine you entered the password lowercase, and then told the browser to save it.