Units of Measure index

Alphabetical index of Imperial units


index --- alpha --- intro --- length --- area --- volume --- weight --- money --- angles --- weather --- other --- foreign --- trades --- documents --- metric --- tables

This does not include metric units, or all foreign units. I may have missed out some of the more obscure old UK units as well.

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

A
acre
apothecaries' drachm
apothecaries' ounce
apothecaries' pound
avoirdupois

B
bag
barleycorn
barn
barn-megaparsec
barrel
beard-second
beatment
Beaufort scale
bing
bob
bolls
bolt
broadsheet
bushel
butt

C
cable
carat
Celsius
cental
chain
chain, square
chaldron
candlepower
chopin
clockface (angle)
cloth-yard
compass points
cord
cord foot
crown
(cubic) fathom
cubic foot
cubic inch
cubic yard
cubit
cup
cwt (hundredweight)

D
degree
Delisle
dessert spoon
dicker
drachm (apothecaries')
dram (volume)
dram (weight, avoirdupois)
drum

E
east
ell
engineer's chain

F
faggot
Fahrenheit
farthing
fathom
fathom (cubic)
finger
firkin
five pounds
fiver
florin
fluid drachm
fluid ounce
fodder
folio
foot
foot, cubic
foot, square
fother
furlong
furlong, square

G
gallon
gallon (Scots)
gill
gill (Scots)
goad
grad
gradian
grain
grand
groat
guinea
Gunter's chain

H
half crown
half penny
hand
ha'penny
hogshead
Hoppus foot
horsepower
hundredweight

I
inch
inch, cubic
inch, square
iron

J
jill

K
keel
Kelvin
kennings
kilderkin
knot

L
last
league
ledger
left
letter
lb (pound weight)
lb wt
lbf
lbm
line
link
load

M
measured rick
megalithic yard
megaparsec
Mercalli
mil
mile
mile, square
mille
millihelen
minim
Mohr scale
monkey
mutchkin

N
nail
nautical mile
Newton (degree)
north

O
o'clock (angle)
octavo
ounce
ounce apothecaries'
ounce troy
oz (ounce)

P
pace
pack
palm
peck
penny
pennyweight
perch
perch (square)
perch (volume)
pica
pig
pin
pint
pint (Scots)
pipe
point (weight)
point (font)
points of compass
pole
pole (square)
pony
poppy seed
port
pottle
pound (money)
pound (weight)
pound apothecaries'
pound force (lbf)
pound mass (lbm)
pound troy
pound weight (lb wt)
poundal
puncheon

Q
quart
quarter (length)
quarter (volume)
quarter (weight)
quarto
quid
quire

R
radian
Ramsden's chain
Rankine
ream
Rťaumur
Richter
rick
right
RÝmer
rood
rod
rod (square)
rope

S
sack
sardine
scam
score (volume)
score (weight)
Scottish units (volume)
scruple
seam
shackle
shilling
shipping ton
six pence
sixpenny joint
slug
smoot
south
sovereign
span
square chain
square foot
square furlong
square inch
square mile
spoon
(square) perch
(square) pole
(square) rod
square yard
starboard
step
stone
sterling (money)
sterling (Tudor)
surveyor's chain

T
tablespoon
tabloid
tanner
teaspoon
ten bob
ten pounds
ten shillings
tenner
tertian
thou
three pence
thruppence
thumb
tierce
tod
ton (shipping)
ton (volume)
ton (weight)
troy ounce
troy pound
truss
tun (volume)
tuppence
two shillings
two and six

U
U.S. units of volume

V
vergee

W
west
windle

X

Y
yard
yard, cubic
yard, square

Z