›› Convert centimetre to rod [international]


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How many cm in 1 rod? The answer is 502.92.
We assume you are converting between centimetre and rod [international].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 0.19883878151595 rod.
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›› Quick conversion chart of cm to rod

1 cm to rod = 0.00199 rod

10 cm to rod = 0.01988 rod

50 cm to rod = 0.09942 rod

100 cm to rod = 0.19884 rod

200 cm to rod = 0.39768 rod

500 cm to rod = 0.99419 rod

1000 cm to rod = 1.98839 rod

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›› Definition: Centimeter

A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

›› Definition: Rod

A rod is a unit of length, equal to 11 cubits, 5.0292 metres or 16.5 feet. A rod is the same length as a perch[1] and a pole. The lengths of the perch (one rod) and chain (four rods) were standardized in 1607 by Edmund Gunter.

The length is equal to the standardized length of the ox goad used by medieval English ploughmen; fields were measured in acres which were one chain (four rods) by one furlong (in the United Kingdom, ten chains).

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