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height-to-paper

[hahyt-tuh-pey-per] /ˈhaɪt təˈpeɪ pər/
noun, Printing.
1.
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 of height-to-paper
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • height-to-paper—The length of a type from top to bottom, including feet and face.

    Type A. A. Stewart
  • The total length of a type, including feet and face, is its height-to-paper.

    Type A. A. Stewart
British Dictionary definitions for height-to-paper

height-to-paper

noun
1.
the overall height of printing plates and type, standardized as 0.9175 inch (Brit) and 0.9186 inch (US)
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