# Definitions and Synonyms of *linear unit* | Another word for *linear unit* | What is *linear unit? *

*Definition 1: a unit of measurement of length - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for linear unit in the sense of this definition*

*(**linear unit* is a kind of ...) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

*linear unit*is a kind of ...) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

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*"the dollar is the United States unit of currency"**"a unit of wheat is a bushel"**"change per unit volume"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles

*"a 100 mesh screen"**"100 mesh powdered cellulose"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length of thread or yarn

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head

*"he is two heads taller than his little sister"**"his horse won by a head"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) the length of your body

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) about seven inches; the breadth of a fist with the thumb stuck out (used especially in archery to give the correct distance of the string from the bow)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) an ancient Roman unit of length (4.85 English feet) measured as the distance from the heel of one foot to the heel of the same foot when next it touches the ground

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) half the width of an em

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a U.S. unit of measure equal to 1609.347 meters; derived from the use of 39.37 inches as the conversion for one meter

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) the length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a modern version of the Roman pace now taken to be 5 feet

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) an ancient unit of length based on the length of the forearm

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to 220 yards

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear measure of 16.5 feet

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards

*"the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet

*"he is a six-footer"**"the golfer sank a 40-footer"**"his yacht is a 60-footer"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

*"he is six feet tall"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit of distance in metric terms

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit used for astronomical distances

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles

*"the race was a 30-miler"*### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a nautical unit of depth

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a Russian unit of length (1.067 km)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a Spanish unit of length (about a yard) having different values in different localities

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) (in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a Russian unit of length (71 cm)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

### (... is a kind of *linear unit* ) a measure of length

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