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kwarterka (Polish) capacity, volume L3 1 kwarterka (Polish) = 250 x 10~6 m3 (E) Obsolete traditional Polish unit of capacity Polish used before 1919. 1 kwarterka (Polish) = 1/4 kwarta (Polish) (E) Obsolete Thai traditional unit of capacity used before 1923. 1 kwien (Thai) =3200 tanan (Thai) (E) Name proposed in 1888 by the British Association for the cgs unit of velocity. Anecdotal. Obsolete Chinese unit of length used in ancient times. lkyo = 300tchi(E) Obsolete Thai traditional unit of capacity used before 1923. 1 laang (Thai) = 1/2 tanan (Thai) (E) Obsolete Mexican traditional unit of surface area used in land measurements before 1896. 1 labor (Mexican) = 18 fanega (Mexican) (E) Chinese Thai

kwien (Thai)

capacity, volume

L3

1 kwien (Thai) =3.2 m3

kyne

cm.s

]

velocity, speed

LT"1

IkVnC=IO- 2 IiLS- 1 (E)

kyo (Chinese)

length, distance

L

1 kyo (Chinese) = 96 m

laang (Thai)

capacity, volume

L3

1 laang (Thai) =0.5 xl0~ 3 m3

Thai

labor (Mexican)

surface area

L2

1 labor (Mexican) = 64.1929667328 x 104 m2

Mexican

labor (Spanish)

surface area

L2

1 labor (Spanish) = 6.987371690 xlO 5 m2

Obsolete Spanish unit of land surface area Spanish extensively used in Spanish-speaking countries. The labor is defined equal to the area of a square with 1000 varas on a side. 1 labor (Spanish) = 106 square varas (Spanish) (E) Obsolete American unit of land surface US area used in Texas. The Texan labor is defined equal to the area of a square with 1000 Texas varas on a side. 1 labor (Spanish) = 106 square Texas varas (E)

labor (Texas)

surface area

L2

1 labor (Texas) = 7.16860146664 xlO 5 m2

Unit (synonym, acronym) lachsa (Philippine)

Symbol

Physical quantity mass

Dimension M

Conversion factor (SI equivalent unit) 1 lachsa (Philippine) =288 kg

Notes, definitions, other conversion factors Obsolete Philippine traditional unit of mass used before 1906. 1 lachsa (Philippine) =48 catty (Philippine) (E) Dimensionless Indian unit of quantity.

System Philippine

lakh (Indian) lamany (Burmese)

dimensionless unit of quantity capacity, volume

nil L3

1 lakh (Indian) = 10s entities (E) 1 lamany (Burmese) = 63.125 XlO"6 m3 1 lambda = 10"9 m3 (E) 1 L = 3.183098861 x 103 cd.m"2

Indian

lambda

capacity, volume

L3 TL"2

Obsolete Burmese traditional unit of Burmese capacity used before 1920. 1 lamany (Burmese) = 1/8 byee (Burmese) (E) Obsolete unit of capacity employed in analytical chemistry. 1 lambda= 1 ul (E) Obsolete American unit of luminous US luminance. It was equal to the luminance of a surface equal to the emission of one lumen per square centimetre. The unit is named after J.H. Lambert (1728-1777). 1 L = [I/*] x 104cd.m-2 (E) 1 L = IO4 asb. (E) Obsolete Burmese traditional unit of length used before 1920. 1 Ian (Burmese) = 4 sandong (Burmese) (E) Burmese

lambert

L

luminous luminance

Ian (Burmese)

length, distance

L

1 Ian (Burmese) =2.2352 m

Ian (Czechoslovakian)

surface area

L2

1 Ian (Czechoslovakia^ = 172 680 m2 Obsolete Czechoslovakia unit of surface area used before 1876. 1 Ian (Czechoslovakia^ =(4317/50) merice (E) 1 iana = 3.412643160 x 10~2 kg

Czech

Iana (Russian)

mass

M

Obsolete Russian unit of mass used before Russian 1917 for general use. 1 loth = 1/12 flint (E)

lanatz (Yugoslavian)

surface area

L2

1 lanatz (Yugoslavian) = 5751.70560 m2

Obsolete traditional Yugoslavian unit of surface area used in land measurements before 1883. 1 lanatz (Yugoslavian) = 57 600 square stopa (E) Obsolete unit of radiant energy used in geophysics. I langley (radiant energy) = 1 CaI15Xm"2 (E) Obsolete unit of surface power density. It was equal to half the solar radiation surface density on Earth. The unit is named after S.P. Langley (1834-1906). 1 langley= 1 cal15-.cm~.min~ 1 (E) Solar constant = 2 langleys (E) Obsolete German unit of turbidity.

Yugoslavian

langley

radiant energy, energy per MT"2 surface area

1 langley (radiant energy) = 4.1855 x 103J-IIi-2 (E)

UK, US, INT

langley

surface power density

MT"3

1 langley = 6.975833333 x 102 W.m~ 2

Langrohr-Einheiten unit lap (athletics, metric)

turbidity index length, distance

nil L

1 Langrohr-Einheiten unit = 9.560 XlO" 1

Unit of length used in athletics. A lap is one the length of one trip around a running track. Today for international competitions most tracks have a standard 1 lap (athletics, metric) =400 m (E) length of exactly 400 metres. 1 lap (metric) = 1312.33595801 feet

INT

lap (athletics, UK)

length, distance

L

British unit of length used in athletics. A UK lap is one the length of one trip around a running track. This may vary from track to track, but at the level of serious 1 lap (athletics, UK) =402.336 m (E) competition most tracks have a standard length. 1 lap (athletics, UK) = 1/4 mile (E) 1 lap (athletics, UK) = 1320 feet (E)

Unit (synonym, acronym) last (Danish, dry)

Symbol

Physical quantity capacity, volume

Dimension L3

Conversion factor (SI equivalent unit)

Notes, definitions, other conversion factors

System Danish

1 last (Danish, dry) =3.06076969202 Obsolete Danish traditional unit of capacity used for dry substances before m3 1912. 1 last (Danish, dry) = 22 korntonde (Danish, dry) (E) 1 last (Dutch, dry) = 2.94408 m3 Obsolete Dutch unit of capacity used for dry substances. 1 last (Dutch, dry) = 108 schepel (E)

last (Dutch, dry)

capacity, volume

L3

Dutch

last (Herrings)

quantity of herrings

nil

1 last (Herrings) = 13 200 herrings (E) 1 last (UK) = 2.909498880 m3

Obsolete British unit used by fishermen to UK measure the number of herrings. 1 last (Herrings) = 3300 warps (E) UK Obsolete British unit used for capacity measurements for all merchandise (solids, liquids, foodstuffs, etc). 1 last (UK) = 640 gal (UK) (E) 1 last (UK) = 320 pecks (UK) (E) 1 last (UK) = 80 bushels (UK) (E) 1 last (UK) = 2weys (UK) (E) Obsolete Argentinian traditional unit of capacity used for dry substances before 1887. 1 lastre (Argentinian) = 15 fanega (Argentinian) (E) Obsolete Czechoslovskian unit of length used in Bohemia before 1876. 1 latro (Bohemian) = 129/20 stopa (Bohemian) (E) Obsolete Czechoslovakian unit of length used in Moravia before 1876. 1 latro (Moravian) = 129/20 stopa (Bohemian) (E) Argentinian

last (UK)

capacity, volume

L3

lastre (Argentinian)

capacity, volume

L3

1 lastre (Argentinian) =2.0579655 m3

latro (Bohemian)

length, distance

L

1 latro (Bohemian) = 1.90920 m

Czech

latro (Moravian)

length, distance

L

1 latro (Moravian) = 1.83180 m

Czech

latro (Praha)

length, distance

L

1 latro (Praha) =1.9124250 m

Obsolete Czechoslovakian unit of length used in Praha before 1876. 1 latro (Praha) = 129/20 stopa (Bohemian) (E) Obsolete Czechoslovakian unit of length used in Silesia before 1876. 1 latro (Silesian) = 129/20 stopa (Bohemian) (E)

Czech

latro (Silesian)

length, distance

L

1 latro (Silesian) = 1.8672750 m

Czech

latte (Agen)

surface area

L2

1 latte (Agen) = 405 m2

Obsolete local French unit of surface area French used for land measurements in southwestern France before the revolution of 1789. 1 latte (Agen) = 1/18 carteree (Agen) (E) 1 latte (Agen) = 1/3 cartonnet (Agen) (E) 1 latte (Agen) = 24 exots (Agen) (E) UK, US

lea (linen)

specific length

M 1L

1 lea (linen) =604.772077626 m . k g 1 Obsolete American and British unit employed in the textile industry. 1 lea (linen) = 300yd.lb 1 (E) 1 lea (UK) = 109.728 m (E) Obsolete UK unit of length used in surveyors' measurements. 1 lea (UK) = 360 feet (E) 1 lea (UK) = 18 ropes (E) 1 lea (UK) =3/2 wraps (E) Obsolete British unit of length for yarn. 1 lea (UK, cotton) = 120 yards (E) Obsolete British unit of length for yarn. 1 lea (UK, linen) =300 yards (E) Obsolete British unit of length for yarn. 1 lea (UK, wool) =80 yards (E)

lea (UK)

length, distance

L

UK

lea (UK, cotton) lea (UK, linen) lea (UK, wool) league (Canadian)

length, distance length, distance length, distance length, distance

L L L L

1 lea (UK, cotton) = 109.728 m (E) 1 lea (UK, linen) = 274.320 m (E) 1 lea (UK, wool) =73.152 m (E)

UK UK UK CAN

1 league (Canadian) = 4828.032 m (E) Obsolete Canadian unit of length. 1 league (CAN) = 3 miles (E) 1 league (CAN) = 15 840 ft (E)

Unit (synonym, acronym)

Symbol

Physical quantity length, distance

Dimension L

Conversion factor (SI equivalent unit)

Notes, definitions, other conversion factors Obsolete international unit of length employed in navigation. 1 league (int. naut) = 3 miles (int. naut.) (E) Obsolete British and American unit of length. 1 league (statute) = 3 miles (statute) (E) 1 league (statute) = 960 rods (E) 1 league (statute) = 5280 yards (E)

System
INT, UK, US

league (international leag. nautical) (int naut.) leag. league (statute, land) (stat),

1 league (int. naut.) = 5556 m (E) length, distance L 1 league (statute) = 4828.032 m (E)

stlg. leag.

UK, US

league (UK, nautical) (UK,

length, distance

L

naut)

league (US, nautical) leag.

length, distance

L

(US, naut)

1 league (UK, naut.) = 5559.552 m (E) Obsolete British unit of length used in navigation. 1 league (UK, naut) = 3 miles (UK, naut) (E) 1 league (UK, naut.) = 30 cable lengths (UK, naut) (E) 1 league (UK, naut.) = 1216 chains (UK, naut) (E) 1 league (UK, naut) = 3040 fathoms (E) 1 league (UK, naut) = 6080 yards (E) 1 league (US, naut) = 5559.552 m (E) Obsolete American unit of length employed in navigation. 1 league (US, naut) = 3 miles (US, naut) (E) 1 league (US, naut.) = 30 cable lengths (US, naut) (E) 1 league (US, naut) = 3040 fathoms (E) 1 league (US, naut) = 6080 yards (E) 1 leap (Welsh) =2.0574 m (E) Obsolete Welsh unit of length. 1 leap (Welsh) =6 feet 9 inches (E) 1 leap (Welsh) =81 inches (E)

UK

US

leap (Welsh)

length, distance

L

Welsh

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legana (Persian) capacity, volume 1 legana (Persian) =39.6 xlO~ 3 m3 Obsolete Persian traditional unit of capacity used before 1933. 1 legana (Persian) = 120 sextario (Persian) (E) Obsolete Brazilian traditional unit of length used before 1874. 1 legoa (Brazilian) = 20 000 pe (Brazilian) (E) 1 legoa (Brazilian) =20 000/3 m (E) Obsolete Portuguese unit of length. 1 legoa (Portuguese) = 24 estadio (E) 1 legoa (Portuguese) = 3 milha (E) 1 legoa (Portuguese) = 5664 vara (E) Persian

legoa (Brazilian)

length, distance

L

1 legoa (Brazilian) = 6666.666666666667 m

Brazilian

legoa (Portuguese)

length, distance

L

1 legoa (Portuguese) = 6202.08 m

Portuguese

legua (Argentinian)

length, distance

L

1 legua (Argentinian) =5196.00 m

legua (California)

surface area

L2

1 legua (California) = 1.79639956590 x 107 m2

legua (Chilean)

length, distance

L

1 legua (Chilean) =4514.40 m

legua (Colombian)

length, distance

L

1 legua (Colombian) = 5000 m

legua (Mexican)

length, distance

L

1 legua (Mexican) =4190 m

Obsolete Argentinian traditional unit of Argentinian length used before 1887. 1 legua (Argentinian) =6000 vara (Argentinian) (E) Obsolete unit of land surface area used by US surveyors in the Southwest US states. 1 legua (California) =25 labors (Calif.) (E) 1 legua (California) =4439 acres (E) Obsolete Chilean traditional unit of length Chilean used before 1865. 1 legua (Chilean) = 5400 bara (Chilean) (E) Colombian Obsolete Colombian traditional unit of length used before 1854. 1 legua (Colombian) =6250 vara (Colombian) (E) Obsolete Mexican traditional unit of length Mexican used before 1896. 1 legua (Mexican) = 5000 vara (Mexican) (E)

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