metric linear unit


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Noun1.metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric termsmetric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
metric unit, metric - a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"
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)
decameter, decametre, dekameter, dekametre, dkm, dam - 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
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They were familiar with customary and metric linear units and shared understandings of comparisons between the two systems and the nonstandard units that they had selected.