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Painting & calligraphy

x-height

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The height of a letter or the portion of a letter that sits between the base line and the waist line (the height of the lower case "x").

waist line

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The guideline showing the correct position for the upper boundary of the x-height.

thin

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A fine stroke, sometimes called a hairline.

thick

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A heavy or blunt stroke.

interlinear space

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The space between lines of writing.

interletter space

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The white space between two or more adjacent characters. Also sometimes known as letterspacing.

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