column inch


noun Printing.

type one column wide and 1 inch (2.54 centimeters) deep.

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Origin of column inch

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for column inch

column inch

noun

a unit of measurement for advertising space, one inch deep and one column wide
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