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English noun: em

1. em (quantity) a quad with a square body


SamplesSince `em quad' is hard to distinguish from `en quad', printers sometimes called it a `mutton quad'.


Synonymsem quad, mutton quad


Broader (hypernym)area unit, square measure

2. em (quantity) a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing


Synonymspica, pica em


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit


Part holonymen, nut, point


Part meronymin, inch









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