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<span style="display:inline-block; background:#808; border:1px solid #999; width:50px; height:50px; margin:20px; padding:20px; ">Строчно-блочный элемент</span> <span style="display:inline-block; background:#808; border:1px solid #999; width:50px; height:20px; margin:20px; padding:20px; vertical-align:bottom ">bottom</span><span style="display:inline-block; vertical-align:top; background:#808; border:1px solid #999; width:50px; height:10px; margin:20px; padding:20px; ">top</span>