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  • Line spacing | Definition and Translations

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    Line spacing, interline spacing, line height or leading is the distance between the baselines of successive lines of type. The term leading has its roots in letterpress printing where it referred to the lead strips added between the lines.


    Dutch: regelafstand
    German: Zeilenabstand
    Italian: interlinea

    Related Term(s): Leading [Letterpress typesetting]

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Riccardo Sartori
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