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height-to-paper

[ hahyt-tuh-pey-per ]
/ ˈhaɪt təˈpeɪ pər /
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noun Printing.

the standard height of type, measured from the foot to the face, in the United States 0.918 inch (2.33 centimeters).

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Origin of height-to-paper

First recorded in 1765–75
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height-to-paper

noun

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