›› Convert agate [typographical] to span


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How many agate in 1 span? The answer is 126.
We assume you are converting between agate [typographical] and span.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 551.1811023622 agate, or 4.3744531933508 span.
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›› Quick conversion chart of agate to span

1 agate to span = 0.00794 span

10 agate to span = 0.07937 span

50 agate to span = 0.39683 span

100 agate to span = 0.79365 span

200 agate to span = 1.5873 span

500 agate to span = 3.96825 span

1000 agate to span = 7.93651 span

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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.

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