For Good Measure: The Most Complete Guide to Weights and Measures and Their Metric Equivalents

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NTC Publishing Group, Feb 1, 1998 - Science - 329 pages
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Guidebook to units of measurement used around the world and throughout history.

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Contents

PART ONE Linear measure
1
UNITS OF Solar or stellar measure
15
PART TWO Square measure
58
SURFACE Comparative areas of square measure units
65
PART THREE Cubic measure
81
UNITS OF Liquid measure
89
AND VOLUME Apothecaries fluid measure
101
PART FOUR Troy weight
169
PART SIX Units of count
221
UNITS Units of book size
227
PART SEVEN Pressure units
255
DIVERSE Energy units
261
Units of various masses and weights
274
ELECTRICAL Electrical cycle units
280
Electrical intensity units
282
Index of units
295

MASS Intermeasure comparison of weight
187
PART FIVE Unit prefixes
207
General Index
316
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