Convert cm to agate - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert centimetre to agate [typographical]

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How many cm in 1 agate?
The answer is 0.18142857142857.
We assume you are converting between centimetre and agate [typographical].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 551.1811023622 agate.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between centimetres and agates.
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Quick conversion chart of cm to agate

1 cm to agate = 5.51181 agate

5 cm to agate = 27.55906 agate

10 cm to agate = 55.11811 agate

15 cm to agate = 82.67717 agate

20 cm to agate = 110.23622 agate

25 cm to agate = 137.79528 agate

30 cm to agate = 165.35433 agate

40 cm to agate = 220.47244 agate

50 cm to agate = 275.59055 agate

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A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 10^{3} are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

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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