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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Lower Case

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 lower case
 小寫字體 LC

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Case n.
 1. A box, sheath, or covering; as, a case for holding goods; a case for spectacles; the case of a watch; the case (capsule) of a cartridge; a case (cover) for a book.
 2. A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of instruments.
 3. Print. A shallow tray divided into compartments or “boxes” for holding type.
 Note:Cases for type are usually arranged in sets of two, called respectively the upper and the lower case. The upper case contains capitals, small capitals, accented and marked letters, fractions, and marks of reference: the lower case contains the small letters, figures, marks of punctuation, quadrats, and spaces.
 4. An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case.
 5. Mining A small fissure which admits water to the workings.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lower case
      n : the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a
          compositor's type case [syn: small letter, lower-case
          letter, minuscule] [ant: capital]