1 millimetre

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1 E-6 m - Click on the relevant thumbnail image to jump to the desired Human-scale order of length magnitude: top-left is 1e-6m, bottom-right is 1e5m. 1 E-5 m 1 E-4 m 1 E-3 m 1 E-2 m 1 E-1 m 1 E0 m 1 E1 m 1 E2 m 1 E3 m 1 E4 m 1 E5 m
Click on the thumbnail image to jump to the desired Human-scale order of length magnitude article: top-left is 1E-6 m, lower-right is 1E5 m.


To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 10−3 m and 10−2 m (1 mm and 1 cm).

Distances shorter than 1 mm

  • 1.0 mm — 1/1000 of a metre
  • 1.0 mm — 0.03937 inches or 5/127 (exactly)
  • 1.0 mm — side of square of area 1 mm²
  • 1.0 mm — diameter of a pinhead
  • 1.5 mm — length of average flea
  • 2.54 mm — distance between pins on old DIP (dual-inline-package) electronic components
  • 5 mm — length of average red ant
  • 5.56 x 45 mm NATO — standard ammunition size
  • 6 mm -- approximate width of a pencil
  • 7.62 x 51 mm NATO — common military ammunition size

Distances longer than 1 cm

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