base line



  • noun any of the lines, only displayed during the design stage or author level of an application, which define the size and layout of a page in an application
  • noun a horizontal line along which characters are printed or displayed and below which the descenders of a character drop


  • The meticulously established reference line used in surveying or timber cruising.
  • In construction, the center or reference line of location of a highway, railway, building, or bridge.


  • noun the part of promotional material that contains basic information about the organisation such as its name and address


  • noun the bottom reference line used when typesetting to make sure characters are correctly located
  • noun the last line on a typeset page