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  • Em (Square) | Definition and Translations

    A square with side lengths equal to the point size. The name comes from metal type where the capital letter M was commonly cast the full-width of the square blocks.

     

    Dutch: vierkant
    French: Cadratin
    German: Geviert
    Italian: Quadratone
    Polish: Firet
    Portuguese: Quadratim (ou eme)
    Spanish: Cuadratín

    Related Term(s): Quads


    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Manuel Sesma Diogo Ramos Moreira J-Gineste Wojciech Krakowiak

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