A unit of measure used in calculating columns of advertising space, primarily in newspapers. Fourteen agate lines equal one column inch.
Unit of measurement used in newspapers to calculate column space. 14 agate lines equals one inch.
Type 5 1/2 points in depth, the smallest ordinarily used in newspapers (72 points equasl one inch). Usually used for sports statistics.
Size of typeface; standard unit of measurement for advertising space, one-column in width and approximately 1/14" in depth, or about 14 agate lines to the column inch, approximately 22 characters in length.
Small type (usually 5.5 point) used for sports statistics, stock tables, classified ads, etc.
A typesetter's measure; 1 inch = 14 agate lines.
Type 5-1/2 points in depth. Agate lines are used as a measure length of newspaper columns.
Small type often used for statistical data on sports and stock pages. It is a type size of approximately 5 1/2 points tall, a point being 1/72nd of an inch.