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Definition of the noun agate line

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  1. space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of agate line: line
    • more generic terms: area unit / square measure = a system of units used to measure areas

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Google previewDictionary of Information Technology (1985)

by Dennis Longley, Michael Shain

agate line See agate. AGC See automatic gain control. agenda item. In communications, an FCC proceeding which has been placed on the Commission's formal agenda, and a public notice given. See FCC, sunshine notice.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

ancestry, bank line, business, contrast, describe, heritage, moorings, pedigree, pipeline, railroad, run along; 9 agate line, blood line, bloodline, delineate, genealogy, parentage, phone line; 10 credit line, employment, extraction, line of text, ...

Google previewThe Marketing Dictionary for the 21st Century (2016)

by Robert Bly

Agate line – A unit of measure for space in newspapers and magazines where advertising will run.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

five 1/2 point _ AGATE line _ SLUG measure _ EM, EN mixed _ PI mold _ MATRIX part _ KERN size _ PICA, AGATE, ELITE, BREVIER space _ QUAD tray _ GALLEY typewriter roller ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of the Mail Order Business (1908)

by William Leonard Berkwitz

Rates run from 5 to 15 cents per agate line of six or seven words ,and in some few instances, 20, 25 and up to 30 cents.

Google previewThe Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

Agate line measurements may cross columns, since display ads and images for headline stories are often two or more columns wide. AGC 1. AudioGraphic Conferencing. ITU-T terminology related to transmissions protocols for multimedia.

Google previewSports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Steven A. Riess

and advertising cost 20 cents per agate line. The newspaper was an immediate success, so much so that Spink soon buckled under the weight of multiple duties.

Google previewThe Computer Animation Dictionary (2012)

Including Related Terms Used in Computer Graphics, Film and Video, Production, and Desktop Publishing by Robi Roncarelli

agate line - A unit of measurement for specifying newspaper advertising space, which is defined as 1/4 of a column inch. AICA - Associazione Italiana Per Il Calcolo Automatico.

Google previewDictionary of Information and Library Management (2009)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

ag abbreviation in Internet addresses, the toplevel domainfor Antiguaand Barbuda agate line/ˈ;ægət laɪn/nounUS a measure ofpage space, e.g. in classified advertising, one column wide and 1.8 mmdeep agenda /əˈ;dʒendə/ noun alistof ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Marketing (2016)

by Charles Doyle

theory advertisingtosales ratio advertorial advocacy advertising ad volume AdWords affiliate directory affiliate marketing affiliate network affinity marketing affordability index agate line age cycle agency commission agent aggregate demand ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

agate line Graphic Arts, a measure of space in advertising, one column wide and the ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

writes: copywriter advertising and publicity campaign: promotion advertising and publicity language: hype advertising display, large: billboard advertising measurement: agate line advertising medium: billboards, direct mail, magazine, press, ...

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