A Dictionary of Units of Measurement
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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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Jul 11, 2002

Very very handy when needed!


http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/index.html


What\'s new there?


Some examples:


- Turning a nut in castellations

- Citrus fruit by the box, carton, or field box

- The jiffy as \"light centimeter\"

- Winning by a canvas in rowing

- Scottish volume measures, including the lippie, firlot, and boll

- More about the length in horse racing

- Freight by the measurement ton

- The megalithic yard

- Measuring atmospheric absorption in air masses

- Electrical conductivity in percent IACS

- Potential energy of gases in bar liters

- The absorbance unit

- UN vehicle codes added to the country codes page

- Medieval time units: the atom, ostent, and moment

- Do you tan or burn? the MED and SED

- A U.S. measure of drought severity

- Measuring porosity of paper

- Anchor chains by the shackle or shot

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Attila Piróth  Identity Verified
France
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Looks great Jul 11, 2002

It&s not only useful, with the ethymological explanations it is also fun.

Thank you, Evert!


 

Klaus Herrmann  Identity Verified
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Great link, Evert Jul 11, 2002

Thank you for this great link.


This is by far the most comprehensive units web page I\'ve seen. Very handy.


 

Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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This is great Evert Jul 11, 2002

Thank you so much. Very helpful indeed.

Monika


 

Jorge Iglesias Mo
Argentina
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Evert: the link is really great!!! Dec 6, 2002

It\'s really amazing and full of information.

 

Jorge Iglesias Mo
Argentina
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English to Spanish
Evert: the link is really great!!! Dec 6, 2002

It\'s really amazing and full of information.

 


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