Rod to Microinch Converter
What is rod?
The rod is a unit used to measure distance. It is an old English unit. Rod is the same length as a perch (pole). perch is measured using cordage or wood.
One rod equals to 16.5 feet (5.029 metres). The idiom “rod” is derived from the old English rodd.
Since 1965, rod has been legalized as a unit of measurement in the united kingdom.
Nowadays, the use of rod is not common but Some fields are still using it such as:
- the acquisition of pipeline easements.
- maps measure portages
- recreational canoeing
At this article we will introduce to you the smallest unit of length in the US customary system, the inch. Originally, inch was derived from the old English unit “ince”.
United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom use inch as the customary unit of length. Inch is most common used to express the size of display screens and other electronic devices.
What is the microinch?
Microinch is a unit of length which equals 0.000001 inch.