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Convert Inch to Meter

Please provide values below to convert inch [in] to meter [m], or vice versa.

From: inch
To: meter
 

Definition: Inch
Inch (symbol: in) is a length unit in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, an inch was defined to be equivalent to 25.4 millimeters exactly in 1959. There are 12 inches in a foot and 36 inches in a yard.

Definition: Meter
Meter, or metre (symbol: m), is the base length unit in the SI (International System of Units). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole. In 1889, it was redefined in terms of a prototype meter bar. In 1960, the meter was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. In 1983, the current definition was adopted.



Inch to Meter Conversion Table

Inch [in]Meter [m]
0.01 in0.000254 m
0.1 in0.00254 m
1 in0.0254 m
2 in0.0508 m
3 in0.0762 m
5 in0.127 m
10 in0.254 m
20 in0.508 m
50 in1.27 m
100 in2.54 m
1000 in25.4 m


How to Convert Inch to Meter

1 in = 0.0254 m
1 m = 39.370078740158 in

Example: convert 15 in to m:
15 in = 15 × 0.0254 m = 0.381 m



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