metric linear unit

Definitions of metric linear unit
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n a linear unit of distance in metric terms

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femtometer, femtometre, fermi
a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
micromicron, picometer, picometre
a metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter
A, angstrom, angstrom unit
a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
micromillimeter, micromillimetre, millimicron, nanometer, nanometre, nm
a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
micrometer, micron
a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
millimeter, millimetre, mm
a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
centimeter, centimetre, cm
a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
decimeter, decimetre, dm
a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
m, meter, metre
the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
dam, decameter, decametre, dekameter, dekametre, dkm
a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
hectometer, hectometre, hm
a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
kilometer, kilometre, klick, km
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
mym, myriameter, myriametre
a metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters
Type of:
linear measure, linear unit
a unit of measurement of length
metric, metric unit
a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

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