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The following units are included in this section:

 

ID

Unit

Definition

Wikipedia page and other notes

1

cubic metre (m3)

-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_metre

2

cubic centimetre (cm3)

10-6 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_centimetre

3

litre (l)

10-3 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litre

4

millilitre (ml)

10-6 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litre

Page refers to litre, not millilitre

5

cubic inch (in3)

1.6387064×10-5 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_inch

6

cubic foot (ft3)

0.028316846592 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_foot

7

cubic yard (yd3)

0.764554857984 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_yard

8

decilitre (dl)

102 cm3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litre#SI_prefixes_applied_to_the_litre

Page refers to SI prefixes applied to the litre

9

centilitre (dl)

10 cm3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litre#SI_prefixes_applied_to_the_litre

Page refers to SI prefixes applied to the litre

10

decalitre (dal)

10 l = 10-2 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litre#SI_prefixes_applied_to_the_litre

Page refers to SI prefixes applied to the litre

11

gallon [imperial-UK]

4.54609 l

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallon

12

gallon [US liquid]

231 in3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallon

13

pint (pt) [imperial]

(1/8) imperial gallon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pint

14

pint (pt) [US liquid]

(1/8) US liquid gallon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pint

15

quart (qt) [imperial]

(1/4) imperial gallon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quart

16

quart (qt) [US liquid]

(1/4) US liquid gallon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quart

17

fluid ounce (fl oz) [imperial]

(1/160) imperial gallon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluid_ounce

18

fluid ounce (fl oz) [US]

(1/128) US liquid gallon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluid_ounce

19

minim [imperial]

(1/480) imperial fluid ounce

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minim_(unit)

20

minim [US]

(1/480) US fluid ounce

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minim_(unit)

21

fluid dram (fl dr) [imperial]

(1/8) imperial fluid ounce

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dram_(unit)

22

fluid dram (fl dr) [US]

(1/8) US fluid ounce

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dram_(unit)

23

cubic millimetre (mm3)

10-9 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millimetre

Page refers to millimetre, not cubic millimetre

24

cubic kilometre (km3)

109 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilometre

Page refers to kilometre, not cubic kilometre

25

cubic mile (mi3)

(1,609.344)3 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_mile

Not to be confused with other types of miles

26

cubic decimetre (dm3)

10-3 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litre

Page refers to litre, which is the same unit

27

cubic decametre (dam3)

103 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decametre

Page refers to decametre, not cubic decametre

28

cubic nautical mile (nmi3)

6,352,182,208 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nautical_mile

Page refers to nautical mile, not cubic nautical mile. Not to be confused with other types of miles

29

cubic angstrom (Å3)

10-30 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angstrom

Page refers to angstrom, not cubic angstrom

30

cubic hectometre (hm3)

106 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hectometre

Page refers to hectometre, not cubic hectometre

31

cubic light-year (ly3)

(9,460,730,472,580,800)3 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-year

Page refers to light-year, not cubic light-year

32

cubic micrometre (μm3)

10-18 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micrometre

Page refers to micrometre, not cubic micrometre

33

cubic nanometre (nm3)

10-27 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanometre

Page refers to nanometre, not cubic nanometre

34

cubic thousandth of an inch (mil3)

10-9 in3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thousandth_of_an_inch

Page refers to thousandth of an inch, not cubic thousandth of an inch

35

cubic astronomical unit (AU3)

(149,597,870,700)3 m3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_unit

Page refers to astronomical unit, not cubic astronomical unit

36

cubic parsec (pc3)

(648,000/π)3 AU3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsec

Page refers to parsec, not cubic parsec

 

All the above definitions of the various units are EXACT.

Note: In the above, a period (.) is used to indicate the decimal place and a comma (,) is used to separate groups of thousands.

 

Type of conversion relationship: DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL (y=ax)

Example conversion diagram (see two units in bold above):

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