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Metre

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  1. Within this table, "inch" means "international inch"

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. the basic unit of length in the metric system and in the International System of Units (SI), used around the world for general and scientific purposes

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  3. In 1983, it was redefined by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures as the distance travelled by light in absolute vacuum in of a second

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  4. Historically, the metre was defined by the French Academy of Sciences as the length between two marks on a platinum-iridium bar, which was designed to represent of the distance from the equator to the north pole through Paris

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  5. The symbol (not abbreviation) for metre is m (never capital M)

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