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Measurement units

  • Compass point, one of the 32 directions on a traditional compass, equal to one eighth of a right angle (11.25 degrees)
  • Point (gemstone), 2 milligrams, or one hundredth of a carat
  • Point, in hunting, the number of antler tips on the hunted animal (e.g. 9 point buck)
  • Point, for describing paper-stock thickness, a synonym of mil and thou (one thousandth of an inch)
  • Point, a hundredth of an inch or 0.254 mm, a unit of measurement formerly used for rainfall in Australia
  • Point (typography), a measurement used in printing, the meaning of which has changed over time
  • Paris point, 2/3 cm, used for shoe sizes

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