linear unit


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Noun1.linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
long measure - a measure of length
astronomy unit - a linear unit used for astronomical distances
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
nautical linear unit - a linear unit of distance used in navigation
in, inch - a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
ft, foot - a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; "he is six feet tall"
footer - (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet; "he is a six-footer"; "the golfer sank a 40-footer"; "his yacht is a 60-footer"
yard, pace - a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
yarder - (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards; "the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green"
perch, rod, pole - a linear measure of 16.5 feet
furlong - a unit of length equal to 220 yards
international mile, land mile, mile, stat mi, statute mile, mi - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
miler - (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles; "the race was a 30-miler"
880 yards, half mile - a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile
440 yards, quarter mile - a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile
league - an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)
ligne - a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons
nail - a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
archine - a Russian unit of length (71 cm)
coss, kos - (in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities
vara - a Spanish unit of length (about a yard) having different values in different localities
verst - a Russian unit of length (1.067 km)
cable length, cable's length, cable - a nautical unit of depth
chain - a unit of length
cubit - an ancient unit of length based on the length of the forearm
fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digit, finger - the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
fistmele - about seven inches; the breadth of a fist with the thumb stuck out (used especially in archery to give the correct distance of the string from the bow)
body length - the length of your body
handbreadth, handsbreadth - any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand
head - the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head; "he is two heads taller than his little sister"; "his horse won by a head"
lea - a unit of length of thread or yarn
li - Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers
link - a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain
mesh - the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles; "a 100 mesh screen"; "100 mesh powdered cellulose"
mil - a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)
Swedish mile, mil, mile - a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
Roman mile, mile - an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
Roman pace - an ancient Roman unit of length (4.85 English feet) measured as the distance from the heel of one foot to the heel of the same foot when next it touches the ground
geometric pace - a modern version of the Roman pace now taken to be 5 feet
military pace - the length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time)
palm - a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand
span - a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
survey mile - a U.S. unit of measure equal to 1609.347 meters; derived from the use of 39.37 inches as the conversion for one meter
fathom, fthm - a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
point - a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
pica em, em, pica - a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
en, nut - half the width of an em
cicero - a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
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