## ››Convert block [East U.S.] to smoot

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How many block in 1 smoot? The answer is 0.02114898989899.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.012427423844747 block, or 0.58761311552474 smoot.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of block to smoot

1 block to smoot = 47.28358 smoot

2 block to smoot = 94.56716 smoot

3 block to smoot = 141.85075 smoot

4 block to smoot = 189.13433 smoot

5 block to smoot = 236.41791 smoot

6 block to smoot = 283.70149 smoot

7 block to smoot = 330.98507 smoot

8 block to smoot = 378.26866 smoot

9 block to smoot = 425.55224 smoot

10 block to smoot = 472.83582 smoot

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## ››Definition: Smoot

A smoot is a unit of distance (or "length", as physical scientists say) used for measuring the Harvard Bridge. It is named after an MIT fraternity pledge at Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Oliver R. Smoot (class of 1962). In October of 1958, fellow students helped Mr. Smoot measure the length of the bridge by placing him end to end and marking the increments. Oliver was a top student at MIT and went on to run NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The smoot is equal to his height (five feet and seven inches -- 1.70 m), and the bridge's length was measured to be "364.4 smoots plus one ear".

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