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Definitions of em

  1. the square of a body of any size of type Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A prefix. See En-. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A form of the English prefix en. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. A contraction of them. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A prefix; a form of en, which becomes em before b, p, or m; AS. prefix em signifies to make, to surround; Gr. prefix em signifies in or on; em, for L. im, signifies in, on, or into. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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  9. em, n. the name of the letter M: (print.) the unit of measurement in estimating how much is printed on a page. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  10. The letter M; (Typog.) unit for measuring amount of printed matter in line. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  11. =EN- before b, p, and (often) m. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. (M). The portion of space occupied by the letter M ; used as a unit in measuring printed matter. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy

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