Meaning of “column inch” in the English Dictionary


"column inch" in Business English

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column inchnoun [ C ]

uk us

MARKETING, MEASURES a unit for measuring space in newspapers, magazines, etc.:

You need about 800 column inches for 7 full-page ads.
There have been many column inches printed recently on the subject of recession.

(Definition of “column inch” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)