Convert millimeters to meters
How many meters in a millimeter?
1 millimetre is equal to 0.001 meters, which is the conversion factor from millimeters to meters.
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Facts about millimetre (mm)
A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is one thousandth of a metre (the metre is the International System of Units (SI) base unit of length). The millimetre is part of a metric system. The corresponding unit of area is the square millimetre and the corresponding unit of volume is the cubic millimetre. See all conversions for millimeters here.
Facts about metre (m)
The metre, or meter (US), is a measure of length. It is the basic unit of length in the metric system and in the International System of Units (SI), used around the world for general and scientific purposes. The symbol for metre is m. Historically, the metre was defined by the French Academy of Sciences as 1/10,000,000 of the distance from the equator to the north pole through Paris. Now, it is defined by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures as the distance travelled by light in absolute vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second. This is approximately the distance from floor to hip bone on the average barefoot man. See all conversions for meters here.
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