›› Convert point [Britain, US] to agate [typographical]


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How many point [Britain, US] in 1 agate? The answer is 5.1836734693878.
We assume you are converting between point [Britain, US] and agate [typographical].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 2857.1428571429 point [Britain, US], or 551.1811023622 agate.
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›› Quick conversion chart of point [Britain, US] to agate

1 point [Britain, US] to agate = 0.19291 agate

5 point [Britain, US] to agate = 0.96457 agate

10 point [Britain, US] to agate = 1.92913 agate

20 point [Britain, US] to agate = 3.85827 agate

30 point [Britain, US] to agate = 5.7874 agate

40 point [Britain, US] to agate = 7.71654 agate

50 point [Britain, US] to agate = 9.64567 agate

75 point [Britain, US] to agate = 14.4685 agate

100 point [Britain, US] to agate = 19.29134 agate


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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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