›› Convert point [Adobe] to agate [typographical]


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How many pt in 1 agate? The answer is 5.1428571428571.
We assume you are converting between point [Adobe] and agate [typographical].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 2834.6456692913 pt, or 551.1811023622 agate.
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›› Quick conversion chart of pt to agate

1 pt to agate = 0.19444 agate

5 pt to agate = 0.97222 agate

10 pt to agate = 1.94444 agate

20 pt to agate = 3.88889 agate

30 pt to agate = 5.83333 agate

40 pt to agate = 7.77778 agate

50 pt to agate = 9.72222 agate

75 pt to agate = 14.58333 agate

100 pt to agate = 19.44444 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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