Convert kilometre to smoot


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How many kilometers in 1 smoot? The answer is 0.0017018. We assume you are converting between kilometre and smoot. You can view more details on each measurement unit: kilometers or smoot The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 0.001 kilometers, or 0.58761311552474 smoot. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between kilometres and smoots. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

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1 kilometers to smoot = 587.61312 smoot

2 kilometers to smoot = 1175.22623 smoot

3 kilometers to smoot = 1762.83935 smoot

4 kilometers to smoot = 2350.45246 smoot

5 kilometers to smoot = 2938.06558 smoot

6 kilometers to smoot = 3525.67869 smoot

7 kilometers to smoot = 4113.29181 smoot

8 kilometers to smoot = 4700.90492 smoot

9 kilometers to smoot = 5288.51804 smoot

10 kilometers to smoot = 5876.13116 smoot

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Definition: Kilometer

A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). It is approximately equal to 0.621 miles, 1094 yards or 3281 feet.

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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