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How many meters in 1 fathom?
The answer is 1.8288.

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The SI base unit for **length** is the metre.

1 metre is equal to 1 meters, or 0.54680664916885 fathom.

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The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of "length", in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. The internationally-accepted spelling of the unit in English is "metre", although the American English spelling meter is a common variant. However, both American and non-American forms of English agree that the spelling "meter" should be used as a suffix in the names of measuring devices such as chronometers and micrometers.

unit of length equal to six feet used to measure depth of water

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