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14:32 Feb 11, 2009
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English to French translations [PRO] Science - Metrology
English term or phrase:its defining or root foot
Texte sur les sites mégalithiques, théorie du yard mégalithique, l'unité de mesure qui aurait servi à les construire
The Megalithic yard (2.72 feet/0.829 metres) is approximately the length of a human step, and two such lengths, the "fathom" measure approximately the outstreched span of the arms, or a human pace, a half-pace being metrologically a step, two and a half times of its defining or "root" foot.