Didot point system

[ dee-doh ]
/ diˈdoʊ /

noun Printing.

a Continental system of measurement for type, based on a unit of 0.0148 inches (0.3759 mm).

Origin of Didot point system

named after François Ambrose Didot (1730–1804), French printer who devised it
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