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Length[]

Unit Conversion(s) Note(s)
Slit 1144 in, 176.38 μm
Dex 116 in, 1.5875 mm from combining form of dec and sex, Latin for "ten" and "six" that adding those numbers together yield sixteen
Tald 5.5 ft, 66 in, 1.6764 m based from the average adult human height; from taldra, Welsh for "stature"
String 12 ft, 144 in, 3.6576 m room length
Base 90 ft, 27.432 m from distance between the bases on baseball field
Domadom 360 ft, 109.173 m from domum ad domum, Latin for "home to home"; from distance covered when circling bases on baseball diamond, going home to home
Voyage 2621.785 mi, 4.219354 Mm
Nanoparsec 4.843 R, 30.8568 Mm
Geosync 22,236 mi, 35.786 Mm from geosynchronous orbit, distance from Earth where it takes the same time to orbit the Earth as the complete rotation of the Earth
Microparsec 0.206265 AU, 30.8568 Gm
Pardeg 13600 pc, 57.3 AU, 8.572 Tm corresponds to a shift of one degree of parallax
Milliparsec 206.265 AU, 30.8568 Tm
Parmin 160 pc, 514.32 Tm corresponds to a shift of one arcminute of parallax
Partierce 60 pc, 195.694 ly corresponds to a shift of one arctierce (160 arcsec) of parallax; also known as parthird
Parquat 3600 pc, 11741.6 ly corresponds to a shift of one arcquat (13600 arcsec) of parallax; also known as parfourth
Milkyway 30675 pc, 100000 ly from the width of the Milky Way Galaxy

Time[]

Unit Conversion(s) Note(s)
Quatreme 13600 s from quatrième, French for fourth; more commonly known as fourth
Tierce 160 s from tiers, French for third; more commonly known as third
Instant 0.6 s
Miggit 2 min, 120 s
Cant 4 min, 240 s based from the average duration of a song; unit comes from cantus, Latin for song
Dix 6 min, 110 h, 360 s shorten form of dixième, French for tenth
Mubla 50 min, 3 ks 'album' spelled backwards based from the average duration of an album
Elit 110 min, 6.6 ks based from the median duration of a movie; unit is Latin for movie
Session 250 min, 4.16 h, 15 ks based from the average duration of a clinical session
Sweck 6 hr, 21.6 ks from swéḱs, Proto-Indo-European word for six
Hute 8 hr, 28.8 ks from huit, French for eight
Duse 12 hr, 43.2 ks from douze, French for twelve
Sessent 60 hr, 216 ks from sesenta, Spanish for sixty
Tressent 360 hr, 15 d, 1.296 Ms from trescientos sesenta, Spanish for three sixty; based from the analogy of 360 degrees in a circle with degrees being analogous to hours
Sescade 3600 hr, 150 d, 12.96 Ms from sesenta cuadrados, Spanish for sixty square
Viguin 25 yr, 788.9 Ms from viginti quinque, Latin for twenty-five
Lifetime 70 yr, 25567.5 Gs informally adopted in unspecific conversion; based from the average human lifespan around the world

Velocity[]

  • Attocee: 9.4611 mm/y, 0.37247 in/y
  • Femtocee: 9.4611 m/y, 31.0392 f/y
  • Picocee: 25.903 m/d, 84.981 f/d
  • Nanocee: 1.07925 kph, 0.67062 mph
  • Microcee: 1079.253 kph, 670.617 mph
  • Astronomical unit per year: 4.756 km/s, 2.955 mi/s
  • Millicee: 299.793 km/s, 186.282 mi/s
  • Centicee: 2997.93 km/s, 1862.82 mi/s
  • Decicee: 29979.3 km/s, 18628.2 mi/s

Mass[]

  • Waze: 140 lbs, 63.5 kg; based from the average adult human weight; from wazn, Arabic for weight
  • Load: 30000 lbs, 13608 kg, 15 ton; based roughly from the average weight of a loaded truck or amount of load on a semi-truck
  • Xentagram: 0.1674 M
  • Wekagram: 0.5267 MJ
  • Vundagram: 0.5027 M

Volume[]

  • Bucket: 3.5 gallons, 13.25 L; the standard size of a bucket
  • Pony keg: 7.75 gallons, 29.33 L; the size of a pony keg
  • Keg: 15.5 gallons, 58.67 L, 2 pony kegs; the size of a standard beer keg
  • Sink: 20 gallons, 75.71 L; roughly the container size of a kitchen sink
  • Tub: 80 gallons, 302.83 L, 4 sinks; from the typical liquid capacity of a tub
  • Tank: 275 gallons, 1041 L, 3.4375 tubs; from the most common size of an oil tank
  • Pool: 16000 gallons, 60567 L, 200 tubs; from the rough average size of a swimming pool

Area[]

Unit Conversion(s) Note(s)
Mole 3.14 mm2, 1.247 dx2, 0.00487 in2 from the area of a 2-mm diameter skin mole
Mat 4 ft2, 0.372 m2 from about the standard size of a doormat
Table 20 ft2, 1.858 m2 from the approximate area of a typical six-seat dining table
Room 144 ft2, 13.378 m2 from the area of a typical bedroom
Garage 576 ft2, 53.512 m2,
4 rooms
from the average area of a 2 car garage
Home 2304 ft2, 214.05 m2,
16 rooms
from the rough average area of modern homes; also known as house
Court 4700 ft2, 436.644 m2, 2.04 homes from the area of NBA basketball court
Diamond 8100 ft2, 752.515 m2, 3.52 homes from the area within the diamond on a baseball field
Arena 20000 ft2, 1858.06 m2, 1000 tables from the area of a typical competition arena
Park 217800 ft2, 20234 m2, 5 acres from the average size of a park
Farm 1.936 × 107 ft2,
1.7986 × 106 m2,
444.4 acres
from the approximate average area of a farm; also known as field
Globe 1.969 × 108 mi2,
5.101 × 108 km2,
1.26 × 1011 acres
total surface area of Earth
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