How many smoot in 1 nail?
The answer is 0.033582089552239.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.58761311552474 smoot, or 17.497812773403 nail.
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››Quick conversion chart of smoot to nail

1 smoot to nail = 29.77778 nail

2 smoot to nail = 59.55556 nail

3 smoot to nail = 89.33333 nail

4 smoot to nail = 119.11111 nail

5 smoot to nail = 148.88889 nail

6 smoot to nail = 178.66667 nail

7 smoot to nail = 208.44444 nail

8 smoot to nail = 238.22222 nail

9 smoot to nail = 268 nail

10 smoot to nail = 297.77778 nail

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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: Nail

old measure of two and a quarter inches

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