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Glossary » Units » Length » Fathom
Fathom (fath) is a unit in the category of Length. It is also known as fathoms. This unit is commonly used in the UK, US unit systems. Fathom (fath) has a dimension of L where L is length. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit m by multiplying its value by a factor of 1.8288.
Note that the seven base dimensions are M (Mass), L (Length), T (Time), Q (Temperature), N (Aamount of Substance), I (Electric Current), and J (Luminous Intensity).

Other units in the category of Length include A.u. of Length (a.u., a0, b), Angstrom (Å), Arcmin (arcmin), Astronomical Unit (AU, UA), Attometer (am), Barleycorn (UK), Bohr (first Bohr Radius) (a0, b), Bolt (US Cloth), Button (UK) (line (UK)), Button (US) (line (US)), Cable Length (int.), Cable Length (UK), Cable Length (US), Caliber (centiinch) (caliber, cin), Centimeter (cm), Chain (engineer'S) (ch), Chain (Gunter'S) (ch), Chain (Ramsden'S) (ch), Chain (surveyor'S) (ch), Cubit (UK), Decameter (dam), Decimeter (dm), Electron Classical Radius (re), Ell, Ems (pica), Exameter (Em), Femtometer (fm), Fermi (F, f), First Bohr Radius (a0, b, a.u.), Foot (ft), French (fr), Furlong (UK) (fur), Furlong (US) (fur), Gigameter (Gm), Hand (UK) (hd), Hectometer (hm), Hubble, Inch (in), Kilometer (km), Kiloparsec (kpc), League (Canadian), League (int. Naut.) (leag. (int. naut.)), League (statute, Land) (leag. (stat.)), League (UK, Naut.) (leag. (UK, naut.)), League (US, Naut.) (leag. (US, naut.)), Light-Day, Light-Hour, Light-Minute, Light-Second, Light-Year (ly), Line (UK) (line (UK)), Line (US) (line (US)), Link (engineer'S), Link (Gunter'S), Link (Ramsden'S), Link (surveyor'S), Megameter (Mm), Meter (m), Microinch (µin), Micron (µm), Mil (thou) (mil, thou), Mile (geographical) (mile (geogr.)), Mile (international) (mi (int.)), Mile (nautical, International) (mi (naut., int.)), Mile (nautical, Telegraph) (mi (naut., teleg.)), Mile (nautical, UK, US) (mi (naut., UK, US)), Mile (statute, Land) (mi (stat.)), Mile (survey, US) (mi (survey, US)), Millimeter (mm), Millimicron (mµ, nm), Nail (UK), Nanometer (nm), Nautical Mile (international) (mi (int. naut.)), Nautical Mile (UK, US) (mi (UK, US, naut.)), Pace (UK), Palm (UK), Parsec (pc), Perch (rod, Pole) (rd), Petameter (Pm), Pica, Picometer (pm), Point (US Printer'S), Pole (rod, Perch) (rd), Quadrant, Rod (perch, Pole) (rd), Rope (UK), Span, Terameter (Tm), Thou (mil) (thou, mil), X-Unit (UX, X), Yard (yd), Yoctometer (ym), Yottameter (Ym), Zeptometer (zm), and Zettameter (Zm).

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