**Full name:** agate [typographical]

**Plural form:** agates

**Alternate spelling:** agate line

**Category type:** length

**Scale factor:** 0.0018142857142857

The SI base unit for length is the metre.

1 metre is equal to 551.1811023622 agate.

Valid units must be of the **length** type.

You can use this form to select from known units:

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.

agate to U

agate to picometre

agate to attometre

agate to braza [Argentina]

agate to mile [survey]

agate to pulgada

agate to moot [India]

agate to alen [Swedish]

agate to femtometre

agate to roede