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Meter
Description
The meter, symbol m, is the SI unit of length. It is defined by taking the fixed numerical value of the speed of light in vacuum c to be 299 792 458 when expressed in the unit m s^{−1}, where the second is defined in terms of the caesium frequency Δν_{Cs}.
Abbreviation: m
Reference: Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (2019) The International System of Units (SI). 9th edition:117-216 ISBN 978-92-822-2272-0. - »Open Access pdf«
- » Keywords: SI base units
- Base quantities / SI base units
- » time / [second]
- » length / [meter]
- » mass / [kilogram]
- » electric current / [ampere]
- » thermodynamic temperature / [kelvin]
- » amount of substance / [mole]
- » luminous intensity / [candela]
- Fundamental relationships
MitoPedia concepts:
Ergodynamics