Line is length unit, symbol: [ln]. Definition of 1 line ≡ 1⁄12 in. . Compared to metre, line is smaller unit.
• 1 [ln] = (exactly) `254/120000` [m] = `2.11666666666667*10^-03` [m]
• 1 [m] = (exactly) `120000/254` [ln] = 472.44094488189 [ln]
Multiply convert of line to common length units:[ln]
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Klein, Herbert Arthur. (1988). The Science of Measurement: a Historical Survey. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications 0-4862-5839-4.