HyperDic: metric_linear_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression metric linear unit:
NOUNquantitymetric linear unita linear unit of distance in metric terms
English > metric linear unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA linear unit of distance in metric terms.
Narrowerangstrom, angstrom unit, AA metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron)
centimeter, centimetre, cmA metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
decameter, dekameter, decametre, dekametre, dam, dkmA metric unit of length equal to ten meters
decimeter, decimetre, dmA metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
femtometer, femtometre, fermiA metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
hectometer, hectometre, hmA metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
kilometer, kilometre, km, klickA metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
meter, metre, mThe basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
micron, micrometerA metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
millimeter, millimetre, mmA metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
myriameter, myriametre, mymA metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters
nanometer, nanometre, nm, millimicron, micromillimeter, micromillimetreA metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
picometer, picometre, micromicronA metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
metric unit, metricA decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
Spanishunidad de longitud
Catalanunitat de longitud

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