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How many decimeter in 1 smoot? The answer is 17.018.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 10 decimeter, or 0.58761311552474 smoot.
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1 decimeter to smoot = 0.05876 smoot

10 decimeter to smoot = 0.58761 smoot

20 decimeter to smoot = 1.17523 smoot

30 decimeter to smoot = 1.76284 smoot

40 decimeter to smoot = 2.35045 smoot

50 decimeter to smoot = 2.93807 smoot

100 decimeter to smoot = 5.87613 smoot

200 decimeter to smoot = 11.75226 smoot



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›› Definition: Decimeter

A decimetre (US: decimeter; symbol: dm) is a measurement of length, measuring 10 centimetres or one-tenth of a metre.


›› 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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