# Category: Decimalisation

ISO 2848
ISO 2848 (Building construction – Modular coordination – Principles and rules) is an international standard for the construction industry that describes the aims of modular coordination and gives the
Metric degree
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Square mil
A square mil is a unit of area, equal to the area of a square with sides of length one mil. A mil is one thousandth of an international inch. This unit of area is usually used in specifying the area o
In trigonometry, the gradian, also known as the gon (from Ancient Greek: γωνία, romanized: gōnía, lit. 'angle'), grad, or grade, is a unit of measurement of an angle, defined as one hundredth of the r
Gon (unit)
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Metric inch
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Halfpenny (British decimal coin)
The British decimal halfpenny (1/2p) coin was a denomination of sterling coinage introduced in February 1971, at the time of decimalisation, and was worth one two-hundredth of one pound. It was ignore
Decimal time
Decimal time is the representation of the time of day using units which are decimally related. This term is often used specifically to refer to the time system used in for a few years beginning in 179
Decimal dozen
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Penny (British decimal coin)
The British decimal one penny (1p) coin is a unit of currency and denomination of sterling coinage worth one-hundredth of one pound. Its obverse has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since th
Decimal calendar
A decimal calendar is a calendar which includes units of time based on the decimal system. For example a "decimal month" would consist of a year with 10 months and 36.52422 days per month.
Scandinavian mile
A Scandinavian mile (Norwegian and Swedish: mil, [miːl], like "meal") is a unit of length common in Norway and Sweden, but not Denmark. Today, it is standardised as 1 mil being 10 kilometres (6.2 mile
Redenomination
In monetary economics, redenomination is the process of changing the face value of banknotes and coins in circulation. It may be done because inflation has made the currency unit so small that only la
Decimalisation
Decimalisation or decimalization (see spelling differences) is the conversion of a system of currency or of weights and measures to units related by powers of 10. Most countries have decimalised their
Thousandth of an inch
A thousandth of an inch is a derived unit of length in a system of units using inches. Equal to 1⁄1000 of an inch, a thousandth is commonly called a thou /ˈθaʊ/ (used for both singular and plural) or
Decimal Day
Decimal Day in the United Kingdom and in Ireland was Monday 15 February 1971, the day on which each country decimalised its respective £sd currency of pounds, shillings, and pence. Before this date, t
Two pence (British decimal coin)
The British decimal two pence coin (often shortened to 2p in writing and speech) is a denomination of sterling coinage equalling 2/100ths of a pound. Since the coin's introduction on 15 February 1971,
Decimal inch
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Metric mile
A metric mile is a colloquial term used in some countries for the 1500 meters, the premier middle distance running event in international track and field. The term 'metric mile' (0.93 statute miles) w