›› Convert agate [typographical] to inch


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How many agate in 1 inches? The answer is 14.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 551.1811023622 agate, or 39.370078740157 inches.
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›› Quick conversion chart of agate to inches

1 agate to inches = 0.07143 inches

10 agate to inches = 0.71429 inches

20 agate to inches = 1.42857 inches

30 agate to inches = 2.14286 inches

40 agate to inches = 2.85714 inches

50 agate to inches = 3.57143 inches

100 agate to inches = 7.14286 inches

200 agate to inches = 14.28571 inches



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›› 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.


›› Definition: Inch

An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the 1960s and 1970s, respectively. The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres. The international inch is defined to be equal to 25.4 millimeters.


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