Today's word of the day is:

Pica

Dictionary.com defines pica as:

noun

a 12-point type of a size between small pica and English.

the depth of this type size as a unit of linear measurement for type, pages containing type, etc.; one sixth of an inch.

a 12-point type, widely used for typewriters, having 10 characters to the inch.

Compare elite (def 4).