# ››Convert millimetre to agate [typographical]

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 Did you mean to convert megametre millimetre to agates

How many mm in 1 agates? The answer is 1.81428571429.
We assume you are converting between millimetre and agate [typographical].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1000 mm, or 551.181102362 agates.
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# ››Definition: Millimeter

A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is one thousandth of a metre, which is the International System of Units (SI) base unit of length. The millimetre is part of a metric system. A corresponding unit of area is the square millimetre and a corresponding unit of volume is the cubic millimetre.

# ››Definition: Agate

An agate is a unit of typographical measure. It is approximately 5 1/2 points (1/14 inch or 1.814 mm). It can refer to either the height of a line of type, or to a font that is 5.5 points. An Agate font is commonly used to display statistical data or legal notices in newspapers. It is considered to be the smallest point size that can be printed on newsprint and remain legible.

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