## ››Convert smoot to decimetre

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How many smoot in 1 decimeter? The answer is 0.058761311552474.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.58761311552474 smoot, or 10 decimeter.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of smoot to decimeter

1 smoot to decimeter = 17.018 decimeter

2 smoot to decimeter = 34.036 decimeter

3 smoot to decimeter = 51.054 decimeter

4 smoot to decimeter = 68.072 decimeter

5 smoot to decimeter = 85.09 decimeter

6 smoot to decimeter = 102.108 decimeter

7 smoot to decimeter = 119.126 decimeter

8 smoot to decimeter = 136.144 decimeter

9 smoot to decimeter = 153.162 decimeter

10 smoot to decimeter = 170.18 decimeter

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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".

## ››Definition: Decimeter

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

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