ATA point

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ATA point definition

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(Or "Anglo-Saxon point") One of the two most common variants of the point, equal to 0.3514598 mm, or 0.0138366 inch, or 1/72.272 inch. The ATA point is used on the island of the United Kingdom and on the American continent.
[What point do they use in Ireland?]
(2002-03-11)

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