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point (US printer's)
 Symbol: Category: Length SI Equivalent: 3.5146×10-4 m Dimension: L System: US Notes American unit of length used in typography. It is roughly 1/72 inch.
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 Length Symbol Unit Name 6.64163×106 a.u., a0, b a.u. of length 3.5146×106 Å angstrom 1.20823 arcmin arcmin 2.34936×10-15 AU, UA astronomical unit 3.5146×1014 am attometer 4.1511×10-2 barleycorn (UK) 6.64163×106 a0, b bohr (first Bohr radius) 9.60903×10-6 bolt (US cloth) 0.166044 line (UK) button (UK) 0.55348 line (US) button (US) 1.89773×10-6 cable length (int.) 1.89652×10-6 cable length (UK) 1.6015×10-6 cable length (US) 1.3837 caliber, cin caliber (centiinch) 3.5146×10-2 cm centimeter 1.15308×10-5 ch chain (engineer's) 1.7471×10-5 ch chain (Gunter's) 1.15308×10-5 ch chain (Ramsden's) 1.7471×10-5 ch chain (surveyor's) 7.68722×10-4 cubit (UK) 3.5146×10-5 dam decameter 3.5146×10-3 dm decimeter 1.24722×1011 re electron classical radius 3.07489×10-4 ell 8.33337×10-2 ems (pica) 3.5146×10-22 Em exameter 1.92181×10-4 fath fathom 3.5146×1011 fm femtometer 3.5146×1011 F, f fermi 6.64163×106 a0, b, a.u. first Bohr radius 1.15308×10-3 ft foot 1.05438 fr French 1.7471×10-6 fur furlong (UK) 1.7471×10-6 fur furlong (US) 3.5146×10-13 Gm gigameter 3.45925×10-3 hd hand (UK) 3.5146×10-6 hm hectometer 3.71501×10-29 hubble 1.3837×10-2 in inch 3.5146×10-7 km kilometer 1.139×10-23 kpc kiloparsec 7.28112×10-8 league (Canadian) 6.32577×10-8 leag. (int. naut.) league (int. naut.) 7.27957×10-8 leag. (stat.) league (statute, land) 6.32173×10-8 leag. (UK, naut.) league (UK, naut.) 6.32173×10-8 leag. (US, naut.) league (US, naut.) 1.35688×10-17 light-day 3.25651×10-16 light-hour 1.95391×10-14 light-minute 1.17234×10-12 light-second 3.71501×10-20 ly light-year 0.166044 line (UK) line (UK) 0.55348 line (US) line (US) 1.15308×10-3 link (engineer's) 1.7471×10-3 link (Gunter's) 1.15308×10-3 link (Ramsden's) 1.7471×10-3 link (surveyor's) 3.5146×10-10 Mm megameter 3.5146×10-4 m meter 1.3837×104 µin microinch 351.46 µm micron 13.837 mil, thou mil (thou) 4.73564×10-8 mile (geogr.) mile (geographical) 2.18387×10-7 mi (int.) mile (international) 1.89773×10-7 mi (naut., int.) mile (nautical, international) 1.89434×10-7 mi (naut., teleg.) mile (nautical, telegraph) 1.89652×10-7 mi (naut., UK, US) mile (nautical, UK, US) 2.18387×10-7 mi (stat.) mile (statute, land) 2.18387×10-7 mi (survey, US) mile (survey, US) 0.35146 mm millimeter 3.5146×105 mµ, nm millimicron 1.53744×10-3 nail (UK) 3.5146×105 nm nanometer 1.89773×10-7 mi (int. naut.) nautical mile (international) 1.89652×10-7 mi (UK, US, naut.) nautical mile (UK, US) 4.61233×10-4 pace (UK) 4.61233×10-3 palm (UK) 1.139×10-20 pc parsec 6.98838×10-5 rd perch (rod, pole) 3.5146×10-19 Pm petameter 8.33333×10-2 pica 3.5146×108 pm picometer 6.98838×10-5 rd pole (rod, perch) 3.5146×10-11 quadrant 6.98838×10-5 rd rod (perch, pole) 5.76542×10-5 rope (UK) 1.53744×10-3 span 3.5146×10-16 Tm terameter 13.837 thou, mil thou (mil) 3.51387×109 UX, X X-unit 3.84361×10-4 yd yard 3.5146×1020 ym yoctometer 3.5146×10-28 Ym yottameter 3.5146×1017 zm zeptometer 3.5146×10-25 Zm zettameter
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