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type-high

[tahyp-hahy] /ˈtaɪpˈhaɪ/
adjective, Printing.
1.
of a height equal to the distance from the foot to the face of a type: 0.918 inches (23.3 mm).
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for type-high

type-high

adjective
1.
having the height of a piece of type, standardized as 0.918 inches
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