Me educate myself?

A Microwave, really man?

GUYS PLEASE TELL ME THIS GENTLEMEN IS NOT A REPRESENTATION OF THE BITCOIN COMMUNITY !!!!

It will make me sad.

Here STOMPIX, some reading for you tonight bud. And stop hating man, try to add to the community not bring it down by misinformation. tisk, tisk, tisk... shame on you.

"Length

Unit Equivalence Comments

mil 0.001 inches

25.4 microns "milli-inch", or one one-thousandths of an inch.

inch 1000 mils

1/12 foot

25.4 millimeters (2.54 centimeters) (exact) In 1959 the inch was set to be exactly 2.54 centimeters. Prior to that, it was set at 39.37 inches per meter. The difference is only 0.0002%, or 2 parts per million. The new definition is slightly smaller than the old definition. See "US Survey" unit description below.

foot 12 inches. 3 feet per yard, 5280 feet per mile

yard 36 inches.

mile 5280 feet

1.609344 kilometers (exact) Also called Statute mile

nautical mile 1852 meters (exact)

6076.11549 feet (approx)

1.150779448 miles (aprox) Used for air and sea travel.

Average length of one minute of arc on a great circle of the earth.

Note that this entry was corrected on 3/22/05

Furlong 1/8 mile, 220 yards 1/8 mile. Normally used in horse racing.

rod 16.5 feet. 1/4 chain Used in Surveying

Micron 1/1000,000 meter.

25.4 microns per mil Micro (10e-6) meters.

Commonly used to measure features on a silicon chip

millimeter 1/1000 meter.

25.4 millimeters per inch.

centimeter 1/100 meter.

2.54 centimeters per inch.

39.37... inches (1000 / 25.4 is exact) Used where the inch is used in the English system. Most rulers are labeled in centimeters, with millimeter marks between.

meter 1000 millimeters,

100 centimeters. Standard unit of measure of the metric system. Used where foot or yard is used in the English system.

kilometer 1000 meters

Metric equivalent of mile.

light year 5.88333.. trillion miles

9.4683... trillion kilometers The distance that light travels in a year. The exact value varies slightly mainly due to the definition of the year. Some use 365.25 days, some use the more exact 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds (used here)

cubit 18 inches (common conversion) Biblical measurement, as the length from the elbow to the tip of the longest finger. Generally considered about 18 inches.

web reference: World English Bible Dictionary

point Since 1886, the point has been defined as 0.3514598 millimeters, or about 1/72 inch. Used in typesetting and now very commonly used for computer text sizes.

First used in 1737. " conversion factors