height to paper

noun phrase

: the height of printing type standardized at 0.9186 inch (2.333 centimeters) in English-speaking countries

Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of height to paper was in 1771

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“Height to paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/height%20to%20paper. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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