em

em
n. Printing 1 a unit for measuring the amount of printed matter in a line, usually equal to the nominal width of capital M.
2 a unit of measurement equal to 12 points.
Phrases and idioms:
em rule (or dash) a long dash used in punctuation.
Etymology: name of the letter M

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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