The imaginary line on which the feet of minims and the bodies of most letters in a script sit. (Note that this may or may not coincide with the ruled line on the page.)

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    Base della scrittura; Allineamento; Linea mediana di base

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    Renglón;  Línea de escritura

Raymond Clemens and Timothy Graham, Introduction to Manuscript Studies (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007), 263.