Meter to Mils Converter
What is meter?
Meter or metre is a metric measurement slightly longer than a yard. It is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). Distance measures length. For example, the distance of a road is how long the road is.
Originally, the meter was defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole in 1793.
Meter is used as a measure of distance across the globe, the primary exception being the United States, where the imperial system is used for most purposes.
How to convert meters to feet
1 meter is equal to 0.3.28084 feet:
1 m = (1/0.3048) ft = 3.28084 ft
To convert meter to other length unit, follow the upcoming table
What is mil?
Mil is a derived unit of length in an inch-based system of units. It is also known as a “thou”. It equals one thousandth of an inch (0.001 inch). The mil or “thou” is still used in the United States to measure thickness of various materials.
The mil should not be confused with a millimeter (0.001 meter), a multiple of a base metric unit of length.
- A grocery store bag is 0.5 mil
- A dry cleaning bag is 0.75 mil
- A bread bag is 1.5 mils thick
- A freezer bags is generally 1.75 mils
- A retail shopping bag is usually 2 mils
1 mil equals the following: