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hair space

noun Printing.

the thinnest metal space used to separate words, symbols, etc.


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Nearby words

hair root, hair seal, hair sheep, hair shirt, hair slide, hair space, hair spray, hair stroke, hair style, hair stylist, hair transplant

Origin of hair space

First recorded in 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for hair space

hair space


printing the thinnest of the metal spaces used in setting type to separate letters or words
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