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# Length Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Length measurement is the process of determining the distance between two points. It is an essential concept in mathematics, physics, engineering, and other fields where accurate measurements of distance are required. The most commonly used unit of length measurement in the International System of Units (SI) is the meter (m).

Here are a few examples of length measurements in real-life situations:

Construction: Length measurements are crucial in construction projects, where precise measurements of distances are necessary to ensure that buildings and other structures are built to the correct dimensions. Builders and architects use a variety of tools and instruments, such as tape measures, rulers, and laser distance meters, to take accurate measurements.

Manufacturing: Length measurements are also important in manufacturing processes, where precise measurements are needed to ensure that components and products are made to the correct specifications. For example, the dimensions of parts used in automotive and aerospace industries must be precisely measured to ensure proper fit and function.

Astronomy: Length measurements are used in astronomy to measure distances between celestial objects. Astronomers use techniques such as parallax and triangulation to make these measurements, which are essential for understanding the structure and behavior of the universe.

The SI unit of Length/Distance is meter [ m ]
Total number of units: base units (125) - derived units (2,500)
Total possible conversions: base units (15,500) - derived units (6,247,500)
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$$1.0\left(meter\right)={\color{rgb(20,165,174)} x}\left(meter\right)$$
yocto
[ y ]
zepto
[ z ]
atto
[ a ]
femto
[ f ]
pico
[ p ]
nano
[ n ]
micro
[ µ ]
milli
[ m ]
centi
[ c ]
deci
[ d ]
one
[ _ ]
deca
[ da ]
hecto
[ h ]
kilo
[ k ]
mega
[ M ]
giga
[ G ]
tera
[ T ]
peta
[ P ]
exa
[ E ]
zetta
[ Z ]
yotta
[ Y ]
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ångström
[ Å ]
Swedish
arm length
[ al ]
arpent length
[ arp ]
astronomical unit
[ AU ]
big point
[ bp ]
bu(分)
[ bu ]
Japan
cable length
[ cl ]
UK imperial
cable length
[ cl ]
international
cable length
US
caliber
[ cal ]
chain
[ ch ]
Engineer, Ramsden's chain
chain
[ ch ]
metric
chain
[ ch ]
Survey, Gunter's chain
chi(公尺)
[ chi ]
China Metric
chi(尺)
[ chi ]
China
cho(町)
[ cho ]
Japan
click
[ clk ]
US military
cubit
[ cb ]
cun(公寸)
[ cun ]
China Metric
cun(寸)
[ cun ]
China
didot point
[ dp ]
didot point
[ dp ]
Europe
digit
[ d ]
Europe
douzième
[ dz ]
print
ell
[ ell ]
English
em
[ em ]
print
fall
[ f ]
English
fall
[ f ]
Scotland
fathom
[ fth ]
fen(公分)
[ fen ]
China Metric
fen(市分)
[ fen ]
China
fermi
[ fm ]
finger
[ f ]
finger
[ f ]
cloth
fist
[ fst ]
fod
[ fod ]
Danish
foot
[ ft ]
international
foot
[ ft ]
US, survey
football field
[ ff ]
football field
[ ff ]
US
furlong
[ fur ]
gauge
[ g ]
standard
[ gd ]
hand
[ hd ]
hao(毫)
[ hao ]
China Metric
hao(毫)
[ hao ]
China
heer
[ heer ]
cloth
hiro(尋)
[ hiro ]
Japan
hu(忽)
[ hu ]
China Metric
inch
[ in ]
international
inch
[ in ]
US, survey
jo(丈)
[ jo ]
Japan
ken(間)
[ ken ]
Japan
klafter
[ kl ]
lap
[ lap ]
international
league
[ lea ]
li(公里)
[ li ]
China Metric
li(厘)
[ li ]
China Metric
li(厘)
[ li ]
China
li(里)
[ li ]
China
light-second
[ ls ]
light-year
[ ly ]
ligne
[ lig ]
French
ligne
[ lig ]
Swiss
line
[ l ]
linear foot
[ ft ]
=foot
linear inch
[ in ]
=inch
linear meter
[ m ]
=meter
linear yard
[ yd ]
=yard
[ lk ]
Gunter's, Surveyor's
[ lk ]
Ramsden's, Engineer's
marathon
[ mrth ]
marathon
[ mrth ]
actual distance
meile
[ mei ]
Germany
meter
[ m ]
micron
[ μm ]
mil
[ mil ]
mile
[ mi ]
international
mile
[ mi ]
international nautical
mile
[ mi ]
UK nautical
mile
[ mi ]
US nautical
mile
[ mi ]
US survey
mile
[ mi ]
mile
[ mi ]
Danish
mile
[ mi ]
data
mile
[ mi ]
Irish
mile
[ mi ]
Scottish
mile
[ mi ]
Finnish
mo(毛)
[ mo ]
Japan
myriameter
[ mym ]
nail
[ n ]
nanon
[ nan ]
pace
[ p ]
English
pace
[ p ]
metric
palm
[ pm ]
parsec
[ ps ]
astronomy
perch
[ pch ]
pica
[ pc ]
pie
[ pie ]
Spain
point
[ p ]
point
[ pt ]
English, TeX
point
[ pt ]
paper
point
[ pt ]
metric
pouce
[ pc ]
French
[ qt ]
quarter
[ qrt ]
horse racing
ri(里)
[ ri ]
Japan
ridge
[ r ]
Welsh
rin(厘)
[ rin ]
Japan
rod
[ rd ]
rood
[ rd ]
rope
[ rp ]
[ szh ]
Russia
shaku(尺)
[ shaku ]
Japan
si(丝)
[ si ]
China Metric
span
[ sp ]
cloth
sun(寸)
[ sun ]
Japan
tenth meter
[ tm ]
Spain
thou
[ th ]
toise
[ toi ]
French, 1799
toise
[ toi ]
Switzerland
twip
[ tp ]
typographical
yard
[ yd ]
international
yin(引)
[ yin ]
China
zhang(丈)
[ zh ]
China
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