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How many foot [Rome] in 1 smoot? The answer is 5.7493243243243.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.3783783783784 foot [Rome], or 0.58761311552474 smoot.
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›› Quick conversion chart of foot [Rome] to smoot

1 foot [Rome] to smoot = 0.17393 smoot

5 foot [Rome] to smoot = 0.86967 smoot

10 foot [Rome] to smoot = 1.73933 smoot

20 foot [Rome] to smoot = 3.47867 smoot

30 foot [Rome] to smoot = 5.218 smoot

40 foot [Rome] to smoot = 6.95734 smoot

50 foot [Rome] to smoot = 8.69667 smoot

75 foot [Rome] to smoot = 13.04501 smoot

100 foot [Rome] to smoot = 17.39335 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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