height to paper

height-to-paper

[hahyt-tuh-pey-per]
noun Printing.
the standard height of type, measured from the foot to the face, in the U.S. 0.918 of an inch (2.33 cm).

Origin:
1765–75

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height-to-paper
 
n
the overall height of printing plates and type, standardized as 0.9175 inch (Brit) and 0.9186 inch (US)

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