Meter to Rod 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 rod?
The rod is an old English measure of distance. One rod equals to 16.5 feet (5.029 metres). The rod is useful as a unit of length because whole number multiples of it can form one acre of square measure.
The word rod derives from Old English rodd and is akin to Old Norse rudda. A rod is the same length as a perch, also sometimes called a pole which is measured using cordage or wood, slightly antedated the use of both rods and surveyors chains, made of more dimensionally regular materials.
You can convert from rod to other length unit using the following table: