Units and Measurements

Weights and measures [C]

Weights and measures [C]

Horsepower: Practical unit of mechanical power. 1 horsepower is = 0.9864 HP = 735.45 W.

Horse power (horse power): English unit of mechanical power 550 foot pound (foot-pound) per second = 6.0402 kgm/s = 1.01385 HP (steam horse) = 0.76 poncelet = 744 10 7 ergs = 0.20 kilocalories = 0.7407 board of trade electrical unit = 746.071 W = 0.746071 kW.

Cabán: Philippine measure of liquid capacity = 7,606 liters = 25 gantas.

Chain: Set of links that is usually 10 m long. This unit is used for survey measurements.

Gunter’s Chain: A measure of length used by surveyors = 60 feet.

Engineer chain: equal to 100 feet.

Cahiz: Old measure of length for various uses.

In Colombia and Panama = 666.72 liters.

In Cuba = 676.11 liters.

In Spain = 12 fanegas = 144 bushels = 665,856 litres.

Cahizada: Spanish agrarian measure equal to the portion of land that can be planted with a grain cahiz.

Cana: Old measure of length.

In Cuba, for fabrics = 1,541 m.

In Spain = 8 spans = 1,555 m.

In Minorca = 1,600 m.

In Barcelona, ​​surface = 2,418 m²

Cana de rey: Spanish agrarian measure. In Tarragona = 60.84 to:

Candela (cd): SI fundamental unit The candela is the luminous intensity, in the perpendicular direction, of the surface of 1/600,000 square meters of a blackbody at the freezing temperature of platinum under a pressure of 101,325 newtons per square meter .

Measure adopted in 1948 by the IX General Conference of weights and measures, in exchange for the pyr and the various spark plugs.

Caneca: Cuban measure of capacity = 10 jars = 30 bottles = 21.75 liters.

Pitcher: Measure of capacity for liquids.

In Central America = 4.2631 US gallons.

In Spain = 1 arroba of 8 azumbres = 16,133 liters.

Cántaro: This measure of capacity for liquids is only applied in about 9 Spanish provinces and its content ranges between 7.98 liters (Zamora) and 11.98 liters in Salamanca.

Cañada: Spanish measure of capacity for wines and spirits, typical of Asturias = 3,912 litres.

Cañada: Spanish measure of capacity for liquids. 1 canado = 17 azumbres = 32.70 litres.

Carat (carat): Measurement of weight used for gemstones = 4 grams carat = 3.168 Troy grams. In France = 0.0002959 kg and in England = 0.2 g.

Load: Load for horse, in Cuba = 8 arrobas. In Bolivia = 6 arrobas.

In Catalonia, for oils = 123.90 litres.

In the Balearic Islands, for wines and spirits = 106,704 litres. As weight = 122,100 kg.

In Mexico and San Salvador = 181.48 liters.

In Panama and Colombia = 115,035 kg.

In Venezuela = 16 gallons = 80 bottles of 0.7 liters each.

Position: Spanish measure of volume, typical of Granada = 1 vara³

Carreau (Caró): Cuban agrarian measure = 134.199 to = 13,419.918 m²

Cartload: Capacity measure. In Spain (Cádiz), for grapes, 480 liters and, in Gerona = 499.2 liters.

In Mexico, weight used for lime = 12 loads of 10 arrobas each.

Catty (Cate): Weight, in the Philippines = 16 taels = 0.632 kg.

Cavadura: Spanish measure of surface. In Ourense = 4,367 a.

Bushel: Old measure of capacity for aggregates and also surface. In principle, it was equal to 1/20 of the fanega. In Castilla = 4.625083 litres. Also, the square bushel = 768 varas²

Basket: Philippine measure of capacity = 16 gantas = 48 liters.

Chilla: Spanish measure of capacity for aggregates. In Guipúzcoa = 0.864 litres.

Chupa: Philippine measure of capacity = 0.375 liters.

Knuckle: Ancient Asian Greek length measurement = 2 tatillos = 2.2 cm.

Elbow: Old measure of length that included the distance from the outer part of the arm, where the two bones or shins of which it is composed come together and play, that is, from the elbow to the end of the hand. It consisted of 6 spans, of which each contained $ fingers and the 24, a foot and a half.

In navy = 33 parts or fingers of the 48 that the Castilian rod has.

Despite how old this unit is, it is still listed as in force, with different equivalences and, among these: El Codo de rivera = 0.575 m; the elbow of 1 and ½ feet = 0.418 m; also the equivalent of 0.57321 m = 297 lines.

On the other hand, cubit cubit = 0.4572 m; the Portuguese el covado = 0.656 m, etc., etc.

Cushion: Spanish measure of capacity for aggregates typical of Asturias = 1/32 fanega = 2.3169 litres.

Congio: Ancient measure of capacity, among the Romans, equals 3.24 liters.

Contum pondium: Weight of ancient Rome = 1,100 pounds.

Glass: Measure of capacity for wines and spirits. In Bolivia and Peru = 0.12604 liters = ¼ quart.

Copelo: Spanish measure of capacity. In Orense = 1/24 ferrado = 0.5783 litres.

Cordel: Measurement of length and surface. In Cuba = 20,352 m = 414,2039 m², respectively.

In Spain = 6,965 m (of 5 steps).

Corters: Spanish measure of capacity for liquids. In Tarragona = 7,525 litres.

Cortín: Spanish measure of capacity for liquids. In the Balearic Islands, for brandy = 26.24 liters and for wines = 26.676 litres.

Thing: Spanish measure of capacity for liquids. In Girona = 4.5 litres.

coulomb (C): SI derived unit The coulomb is the amount of electricity carried in 1 second by an electric current of 1 ampere.

Cuadra: Measurement of length and surface.

In Argentina = 150 varas = 129.99 m = 0.1299 km.

At the time of Juan de Garay, the stables in the Federal capital were 151 yards long.

Square block: Argentine measure of surface = 1 Ha, 68 and 74 centiares.

In Chile, of surface = 157, 21 a.

In Chile, length = 125.39 m.

In Paraguay, surface = 7,499.88 m²

In Paraguay, length = 86,598 m.

In Uruguay, length = 85.8816 m.

In Uruguay, area = 7,378.81 m²

Fourth: measurement of length (span), surface and capacity.

In Argentina, capacity = 0.5938 liters.

Surface area (agricultural) = 1,224.12 m²

In Brazil = 37.12 Dm²

In Cuba, linear = 0.212 m, for aggregates = 1.101 liters.

In Spain = 9 inches = 0.209 m and in the Balearic Islands, capacity = 1.026 litres.

Quartal: Spanish measure for oils, aggregates and surface.

In Aragón, for aggregates = ¼ fanega.

In Barcelona, ​​for oil = 4.1877 litres.

In Navarra, for aggregates = 7.03225 litres.

In Zaragoza, surface = 2,384 a.

Cuartan: Spanish measure for oils, aggregates and surface.

In the Balearic Islands, for oil = 4,055 litres.

In Barcelona, ​​for oil = 4.15 litres.

In Barcelona, ​​for aggregates = 5.79 litres.

In Barcelona, ​​agrarian = 3,060 areas.

In Gerona, for aggregates = 18.08 litres.

In Tarragona, for aggregates = 5.9 litres.

In Lleida, agrarian = 2.42 areas.

Pastern: Capacity measure.

In Argentina = 34,299 liters.

In Cuba = 4.0332 liters.

In Spain = 4.0332 liters.

Cuarte: Spanish measure of capacity for wines and spirits. In the Balearic Islands = 4,104 litres.

Cuartera: Spanish agrarian and capacity measure. In Barcelona, ​​agrarian = 24.4825 a.

In Barcelona of capacity, for aggregates = 69,518 litres.

In the Balearic Islands, for aggregates = 70.34 litres.

In Lleida, surface = 29.0536 a.

In Menorca, capacity for aggregates = 65.99 litres.

Cuartereta: Spanish measure of capacity. In Tarragona, for aggregates = 70.80 litres.

Cuarterola: Measure of capacity. In Argentina = 114 liters.

In Cuba, for Catalan wine = 6 jugs of 16 liters each.

Cuarterón: Spanish measure of capacity and weight.

In Asturias, capacity = 0.122 litres.

In Catalonia, weight = 2,600 kg.

In Valencia, for aggregates = 1.0468 litres.

Quatrain: Cuban agrarian measure, 4.5 strings per side (string = 20,352 m).

Pastern: Measurement of several applications. In Argentina, capacity = 34,299 liters.

In Cuba, capacity = 4.0332 liters.

In Spain, capacity = 4.0332 litres.

Cuartillera: Chilean measure of capacity for aggregates = 2 liters.

Cuartillo: Spanish measure of capacity = 4 glasses = 0.504 litres.

For aggregates = 4 ochavos = 1,156 liters.

In Asturias (aggregates) = 0.5792 litres.

In Badajoz (oil) = 0.207 litres.

In Cuba, a Havana cuartillo = 0.860 liters.

In Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, for liquids = 0.504 liters.

Cuartillo square: Spanish agrarian measure = 1.3416 a = 192 varas²

Fourth: In Spain (Cáceres), for oil = 3.20 litres.

In Spain (Lérida), agrarian = 7,415 a.

In Spain (Alicante), length = 5.7 cm.

In Spain (Balearic Islands), length = 4.8875 cm.

In Spain (Coruña), length = 21.075 cm.

In Spain (Castellón de la Plana), weight = 7.25 g.

Roman Ulna: Length measurement = 17.4 English inches.

Cuddy: Arabic measure of capacity = 7.57 litres.

Rope: measure of length and surface. In addition to volume.

In Argentina, length = 129,897 m, surface area (in Santa Fe) = 22,500 varas²

In Cuba, in length 73.929 Cuban varas = 0.848 and, for firewood = 8x4x4 = 128 ft³

In Spain = 8 ½ varas and, in “La Mancha = one bushel of sowing”.

In Puerto Rico, surface = 39,304 a.

Cunca: Spanish measure of capacity and area. In Pontevedra, capacity for rye and wheat = 1.2983 liters and for corn = 1.30375 liters.

Of surface, the most common = 52.40 m²

Cuñete: In Cuba, for beer, the most common are 15, 30 and 60 liters and, for butter, 50 and 100 pounds.

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