›› Measurement unit: square meter

Full name: square metre

Plural form: square meters

Symbol: m2

Alternate spelling: square metres

Category type: area

Scale factor: 1


›› SI unit: square meter

The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.


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›› Definition: Square meter

A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. It is the SI unit of area. It is abbreviated m².


›› Sample conversions: square meter

square meter to square inch
square meter to square decametre
square meter to square mile [survey, U.S. statute]
square meter to square city block [South, West U.S.]
square meter to square link [Gunter, survey]
square meter to fall [English]
square meter to square kilometre
square meter to square city block [Midwest U.S.]
square meter to bovate
square meter to square