base line

Definitions

Computing

  • 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

Construction

  • 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.

Marketing

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

Publishing

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