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Meaning of EM

Pronunciation:  em

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
  2. [n]  the square of a body of any size of type
 

EM is a 2 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: mut, mutton, pica, pica em
 
 See Also: area unit, en, in, inch, linear unit, nut, point, square measure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \'Em\
    An obsolete or colloquial contraction of the old form hem,
    them. --Addison.
    
    
  2. \Em\, n. (Print.)
    The portion of a line formerly occupied by the letter m, then
    a square type, used as a unit by which to measure the amount
    of printed matter on a page; the square of the body of a
    type.
    
    
  3. \Em-\
    A prefix. See {En-}.
    
    
 
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