Clues for: Weights & Measures

Question Answer Value Airdate
This "handy" measure of booze is a pour of about 3/4 of an inch a finger 200 January 17, 2022
Tire pressure is measured in psi, short for these pounds per square inch 400 January 17, 2022
At one time, a nook was a measure of land equal to about 20 of these acres 800 January 17, 2022
This length used in horse racing is equal to 220 yards, or 1/8 of a mile a furlong 1000 January 17, 2022
This unit of measure also means to come to understand to fathom January 17, 2022
32 degrees is the freezing point for water on this temperature scale Fahrenheit 200 February 19, 2020
This large unit for a bottle of wine holds 1.5 liters a magnum 400 February 19, 2020
The Book of Acts talks about these nautical measurements of depth equal to 6 feet a fathom 600 February 19, 2020
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents using his hand.) The unit of measurement known as a hand once represented the span of the palm including the thumb but it was standardized to four inches in accordance with the 1541 statute from this British king Henry VIII 800 February 19, 2020
These units of distance are in the title of un voyage extraordinaire by Jules Verne a league 1000 February 19, 2020
An octant is 1/8 of a circle & equal to this many degrees 45 200 February 28, 2019
One cable length from shore is equal to 100 fathoms, this many feet 600 400 February 28, 2019
This measure sounds like weight but is capacity in cubic feet divided by 100; for the giant ship Mol Tribute it's 211,000 tonnage 600 February 28, 2019
Cutting down on the zeroes, electric companies usually bill you in these "hours" kilowatt hours 800 February 28, 2019
In 1965 Kodak introduced the "Super" type of this film format, which brought moviemaking to the masses Super 8 (or 8 millimeter) 1000 February 28, 2019
In a British brewery, a firkin equals 1/4 of this other container a barrel 200 October 23, 2018
A township is composed of 36 sections, which are each 640 of these units of measure acres 400 October 23, 2018
Equal to 128 cubic feet, a cord is a large cut pile of this wood 600 October 23, 2018
Named for a Nobel Prize winner, a morgan is a measure of distance between these on a chromosome genes 800 October 23, 2018
Fabric comes in this 4-letter unit, which can range anywhere from 10 to 100 yards a bolt 1000 October 23, 2018
This basic unit for oil equals 42 gallons a barrel 200 April 10, 2018
Listen up! Firecrackers & jets taking off measure about 150 of these units a decibel 400 April 10, 2018
The name of this monetary unit of Israel originally referred to a unit of weight equal to about half an ounce a shekel 600 April 10, 2018
An angstrom is equivalent to 0.1 of these teeny tiny units, nm for short a nanometer 800 April 10, 2018
J is the symbol for this unit of work or energy joule 1000 April 10, 2018
Oh, Lord, this unit of temperature is abbreviated K Kelvin 200 December 22, 2017
Also used to measure off the distance between duelists, as a unit of measure it equals 30 inches a pace 400 December 22, 2017
Plane angles are measured in degrees or this unit whose symbol is rad radians 600 December 22, 2017
Pharmacists know that a grain equals about 65 of these, a more typical unit for pill doses milligrams 800 December 22, 2017
Ahoy! it's equal to 6,076.11549 feet a nautical mile 1000 December 22, 2017
It takes 640 of these units of land measure to make 1 square mile acres 200 October 26, 2017
Though it sounds like a measure of time,it's a measure of distance, about 32,000 round trips from the Earth to the sun a lightyear 600 October 26, 2017
A lively dance is in the name of this measure of booze that can be the equivalent of a shot jigger 800 October 26, 2017
This type of ounce used in pricing precious metals is a bit heavier than the type used for baseball bats & newborns troy ounce 1000 October 26, 2017
At Starbucks a venti hot drink is this many ounces 20 October 26, 2017
Spelled one way, it's a unit of weight for precious stones; spelled another, a unit for measuring the purity of gold carat/karat 200 September 27, 2017
In Europe a 200-pound man also weighs 90.7 of these units kilograms 400 September 27, 2017
In the U.S. this measurement for fabric is usually 40 yards a bolt 800 September 27, 2017
In Genesis God tells Noah to make an ark of gopher wood that shall be the length of 300 of these ancient units cubits 1000 September 27, 2017
A metric one of these is equal to around 2,204 pounds a ton 200 February 10, 2017
A surveyor's chain is 66 feet long & is composed of 100 of these a link 400 February 10, 2017
This standard hardware item is measured in pennys a nail 800 February 10, 2017
Used to measure distances in space, this unit greater than a light year is equal to around 206,000 astronomical units a parsec 1000 February 10, 2017
The torr measures atmospheric pressure & is named for Torricelli, best known for inventing this device a barometer February 10, 2017
On many French highways, the speed limit is 130 of these per hour, 110 if it's raining kilometers 200 May 12, 2016
Australians sometimes refer to a measure of water volume as a sydharb, the amount of water in this Sydney Harbour 600 May 12, 2016
In 1960 a Gillette defined the power of one of these beams by how many razor blades it could burn through a laser 800 May 12, 2016
In Ancient Egypt this unit was divided into 7 palms or 28 fingers a cubit 1000 May 12, 2016
In computerese, a nybble is defined as a half of one of these a byte May 12, 2016
As a rule of thumb, a full one of these should have a minimum of 300 coils; a king should have 450 mattress 200 November 11, 2014
A variable size of paper, often 23" or 30", or an adjective referring to the British system of weights and measures imperial 400 November 11, 2014
18-karat gold is this percentage pure 75% 600 November 11, 2014
In the metric system the prefix "deca" means 10; this means 1 trillion tera 800 November 11, 2014
Your lumber company can tell you that one of these is 12 inches by 12 inches by 1 inch board foot 1000 November 11, 2014
This unit of weight for a gemstone is exactly 200 milligrams a carat 200 October 17, 2013
This measure of land area was originally as much as a yoke of oxen could plow in a day an acre 400 October 17, 2013
This ancient measure found in the Bible ranged between 18 & 22 inches a cubit 600 October 17, 2013
For liquids, 4 cups equals 2 pints or one of these units a quart 800 October 17, 2013
This measure of computer speed equals 1 trillion (with a "T") floating-point operations per second teraflop 1000 October 17, 2013
U.S. territorial waters were originally set at 3 miles because these could only shoot about 3 miles in the 1700s cannons 200 June 19, 2013
The French unit known as an arpent is still used in this state, where you'll find a street called 80 Arpent Road Louisiana 400 June 19, 2013
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Haleakala Observatory in Maui, Hawaii.) Named by a tech journal as one of 20 marvels of modern engineering, the heart of the Pan-Starrs Telescope is the world's largest digital camera--it can capture images containing up to 1.4 billion of these units of video resolution pixels 600 June 19, 2013
It's 3.37 inches longer than a yard a meter 800 June 19, 2013
This system used in weighing precious metals derives its name from a French city that once held a medieval fair troy 1000 June 19, 2013
This scale is named for the guy who invented the mercury thermometer Fahrenheit 200 April 19, 2013
A refrigerator hums at the level of 40 of these sound units decibels 400 April 19, 2013
This measure of a ship's speed equals 1 nautical mile per hour a knot 600 April 19, 2013
Equivalent to 550 foot-pounds per second, this unit is 1 1/2 times the actual ability it describes horsepower 800 April 19, 2013
This British unit of weight is equal to 14 pounds a stone 1000 April 19, 2013
The standard size of this bundle of cotton is 54-55 inches long & 20-21 inches wide a bale 200 January 22, 2013
This cylindrical container holding cranberries is defined as having a circumference at the bulge of 58 1/2 inches a barrel 400 January 22, 2013
Many shot glasses are 1.5 ounces, but some bars use this "equine" shot, which is 1 ounce a pony 600 January 22, 2013
Vitamins A, D & E are measured in IUs, short for these International Units 800 January 22, 2013
36 sections of land is equivalent to 1 of these, abbreviated TWP a township 1000 January 22, 2013
It's a group of 12 dozen items, & not necessarily offensive a gross 200 March 15, 2012
In Britain, if you weigh 140 pounds, you weigh 10 of these units a stone 400 March 15, 2012
This unit of area is in the name of the wood that's home to Winnie-the-Pooh acre 800 March 15, 2012
An octant, or 1/8 of a circle, is equal to this many degrees 45 March 15, 2012
Also a bit of sand, it's the smallest unit of measure in the avoirdupois system, 7,000 to the pound a grain 200 February 8, 2012
In freezing temperatures at sea level, this travels at 1,087 feet per second sound 400 February 8, 2012
Half a quarter is 12 1/2 cents; half a quart is this unit a pint 600 February 8, 2012
Chicken eggs come in sizes including this largest one, in which a dozen weigh 30 ounces jumbo 800 February 8, 2012
As in a poem, if we go this distance "onward", that's a mile & a half half a league 1000 February 8, 2012
In 1873 metric weights were extended to silver coins; a half dollar weighed 12.5 grams & this, 6.25 grams a quarter 200 December 18, 2009
If you want to convert gallons to these metric measures, multiply by 3.785 a liter 400 December 18, 2009
A fifth of whiskey contains 25.6 ounces, which is about 17.1 of these small 2-syllable measures a jigger 600 December 18, 2009
Norman, Norwegian & engineer are sizes of these building blocks bricks 800 December 18, 2009
Term for 1/36 of a yard an inch 200 May 26, 2008
This metric unit is equivalent to 1.057 liquid quarts a liter 400 May 26, 2008
Computer hard drives are usually measured in GBs, which are these gigabytes 600 May 26, 2008
To the Ancient Greeks, 4 of these made a palm fingers 800 May 26, 2008
(Jon of the Clue Crew tunes a piano.) Steinways leave the factory carefully tuned to standard pitch, where A is 440 of these units, but humidity & other factors make regular tunings necessary hertz 1000 May 26, 2008
A farmer could tell you that this measurement of land is equal to 43,560 square feet an acre 200 May 12, 2008
One quire is 25 sheets of paper, or 1/20th of an ordinary one of these a ream 400 May 12, 2008
Sizes of these range from 1 to 26 & types include milliners, sharps & tapestry needles 800 May 12, 2008
This U.K. measure of 14 U.S. pounds has also been used for 16 pounds of cheese a stone 1000 May 12, 2008
To correct medieval abuses in trade, this 1215 document standardized measurements for wine & grain Magna Carta May 12, 2008
It's 9.46 trillion kilometers, give or take a few kilometers a light year 200 April 28, 2008
Founded in 1875, the International Bureau of Weights & Measures is headquartered in Sevres near this capital Paris 400 April 28, 2008
Circles, thermometers & college grads are marked by the number of these they have degrees 600 April 28, 2008
One magnum of champagne equals this many standard bottles 2 800 April 28, 2008
One weight still used from the old apothecaries' system is this ounce a troy ounce 1000 April 28, 2008
Originally, it was the area that could be plowed by a team of oxen in a morning without tiring them an acre 200 May 4, 2007
A unit of commerce, it's 42 gallons of crude oil a barrel 400 May 4, 2007
The Greek letter omega is the symbol for this unit of electrical resistance the ohm 800 May 4, 2007
This country once used a Cape foot, which was .314858 meters South Africa 1000 May 4, 2007
2 fathoms, the minimum safe clearance for steamboats, inspired this 19th century pen name Mark Twain May 4, 2007
Until standardized in 1825, there were 3 different British units called this to measure the volume of wine, ale & corn gallon 200 April 7, 2005
In July 1959, the U.S. & the U.K. finally agreed that an inch was equivalent to 2.54 of these a centimeter 400 April 7, 2005
Sandpaper is graded according to this, the number of particles per square inch grit 600 April 7, 2005
Around 1714 he set the freezing point of water at 32 degrees & the boiling point at 212 Fahrenheit 800 April 7, 2005
Ahoy, there! It's equal to 1.15 statute miles per hour a knot 1000 April 7, 2005
The temperature on this scale is 273.15 degrees lower than the temperature on the Kelvin scale Celsius 200 May 26, 2004
A bunch of bananas is called a hand; an individual banana is appropriately called this a finger 400 May 26, 2004
In 1593 this English queen changed the length of a mile from 5,000 feet to the current 5,280 feet Elizabeth I 600 May 26, 2004
A "long" one of these is 2,240 pounds a ton 800 May 26, 2004
In common practice electrical power is billed in terms of this hyphenated term, equal to 3.6 million joules a kilowatt-hour 1000 May 26, 2004
Term for a single exposure on a reel of motion picture film frame 200 January 23, 2004
In the 14th century Edward II declared it was equal to 3 barley corns laid end-to-end an inch 400 January 23, 2004
This equivalent to 1 cup is slang for a short person half pint 600 January 23, 2004
If a gigawatt you see, this is the number of watts you get a billion 800 January 23, 2004
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) It's the standard unit of size for nails; this baby, used in framing a house, is a 16 penny 1000 January 23, 2004
To convert this scale into kelvin, just add 273.15 Celsius 200 October 28, 2003
A champagne bottle holding 20 bottles worth, or a Biblical King of Babylonia Nebuchadnezzar 400 October 28, 2003
Unit of resistance symbolized here an ohm 600 October 28, 2003
In typography one of these is equivalent to 12 points a pica 1000 October 28, 2003
In ancient Rome a pace was 5 feet long, so if you walked mille passus you went this many feet 5,000 October 28, 2003
The amount of this per liter determines if champagne is brut, sec or doux sugar 200 April 25, 2003
A calendar month is an arbitrary number; a synodic month or a sidereal month is based on the movement of this the moon 400 April 25, 2003
This measure of water depth was originally the distance between your fingertips with your arms outstretched fathom 600 April 25, 2003
A seed of this tree that gives us a chocolate substitute is the original "carat" carob 800 April 25, 2003
150 MHz is in this band that falls between HF & UHF VHF 1000 April 25, 2003
The Cheshire version of this land measure is larger than the standard 45,360 square feet acre 200 January 30, 2002
Founded in 1875, the international bureau of weights & measures is headquartered at Sevres near this capital Paris 400 January 30, 2002
16 tablespoons equal one of these cup 600 January 30, 2002
This ancient measure was the length of the forearm from the tip of the middle finger to the elbow cubit 1000 January 30, 2002
It's about 9.46 trillion kilometers, give or take a few kilometers light-year January 30, 2002
U.S. unit of measure equivalent to .9144 meters yard 400 January 18, 2002
Circles, thermometers & college grads are marked by the number of these they have degrees 600 January 18, 2002
If your checkerboard squares are 1 inch square each, they form a standard board with this many square inches 64 800 January 18, 2002
One weight still used form the old apothecaries' system is this ounce troy 1000 January 18, 2002
Computer hard drives are usually measured in GBs, which are these Gigabytes 100 November 9, 2000
This metric unit is equivalent to 1.056 quarts Liter 200 November 9, 2000
The symbol for this unit of electrical resistance is the Greek letter omega Ohm 300 November 9, 2000
Subtract an "E" from 1,760 yards & you get this measurement for one-thousandth of an inch Mil 400 November 9, 2000
The name of this system of weights & measures comes from the Old French for "goods of weight" Avoirdupois 500 November 9, 2000
It's the set of cards dealt to an individual in a round of a card game Hand 100 September 18, 2000
A portion of a journey, it's also the part of a relay race each athlete has to complete Leg 200 September 18, 2000
It's the term for 1 full trip around the track Lap 300 September 18, 2000
To the ancient Greeks 4 of these made a palm Fingers 400 September 18, 2000
It's a linear measure in the U.S., or the basic unit of verse Foot 500 September 18, 2000
Number of teaspoons in a tablespoon 3 100 January 31, 2000
A surveyor's chain has 100 of these Links 200 January 31, 2000
On this scale, normal human body temperature is 37 degrees Celsius 300 January 31, 2000
A man weighing 210 pounds is said in Great Britain to weigh 15 of these Stones 400 January 31, 2000
This liquor measurement is equivalent to 1.6 pints, or about 25 shots Fifth 500 January 31, 2000
Number of square feet in a square yard 9 100 November 8, 1999
The first reliable mercury-in-glass thermometers used this temperature scale Fahrenheit 200 November 8, 1999
Generally, a double one of these should have over 300 coils, a kingsize one over 450 Mattress 300 November 8, 1999
The National Fire Protection Association Code says the 4 letters on this sign must be at least 6" tall Exit 400 November 8, 1999
In Old England, a sack was a unit of weight for this fiber covering 364 pounds; so 3 sacks full weighed 1092 lbs. Wool 500 November 8, 1999
A "long" one is 2,240 pounds, a "short" one is 2,000 ton 100 November 13, 1998
Whether you hide your light under it or not, it's equal to 35.24 liters bushel 200 November 13, 1998
This international standard is equal to approximately 3,281 feet kilometer 300 November 13, 1998
Hold your breath! If you traveled 20,000 leagues under the sea, you'd go 60,000 of these miles 400 November 13, 1998
What we Yanks would call a trillion, the Brits would call this billion 500 November 13, 1998
This unit used for measuring diamonds originally equalled the weight of 1 carob seed Carat 100 July 16, 1997
In the military, 1300 hours is equivalent to this time of day 1 P.M. 200 July 16, 1997
This measurement of cloth is equal to 40 yards Bolt 300 July 16, 1997
You'd need this number of correct test answers to score a perfect "score" 20 400 July 16, 1997
There are 2 pints in a quart, or this many ounces 32 500 July 16, 1997
It can be one-fourth of a school year or one-fourth of a dollar quarter 100 July 3, 1997
In 5-card poker there are 624 possible 4-of-a-kind hands, & this many possible royal flushes 4 200 July 3, 1997
Reduce 32/64 to a decimal & you get this .50 300 July 3, 1997
At sea level & 32 degrees F., it's 1,088 feet per second speed of sound 400 July 3, 1997
At 20 degrees C., this much water weighs 8.33 pounds gallon 500 July 3, 1997
Take off for a fortnight & you'll be gone this many days 14 100 January 20, 1997
To convert gallons to these units, multiply by 3.785 Liters 200 January 20, 1997
A square foot contains this many square inches 144 300 January 20, 1997
Jockeys know it's equal to an eighth of a mile Furlong 400 January 20, 1997
If your recipe calls for a cup of liquid, you can use this many tablespoons 16 500 January 20, 1997
On the Beaufort scale, it's the next step up from a tropical storm a hurricane 100 January 6, 1997
The EPA determines whether drinking water contains more lead than 15 ppb, ppb standing for this parts per billion 200 January 6, 1997
This small measurement used by bartenders equals about 1 1/2 ounces a shot glass (or a jigger) 300 January 6, 1997
To determine this for a circle, multiply the diameter by pi the circumference 400 January 6, 1997
Abbreviated G or GB in computerese, it's equal to 1,024 MB a gigabyte 500 January 6, 1997
The diameter of this part of the eye & its shrinkage in bright light are measured in millimeters Pupil 100 December 26, 1996
The standard index card sizes in America are 5" x 8", 4" x 6" & this 3" x 5" 300 December 26, 1996
What the British call a billion, we call this Trillion 400 December 26, 1996
The longest months on the Jewish calendar have this many days 30 500 December 26, 1996
In golf a standard one of these is 2 1/8" long & holds up to a 1.62-ounce ball the tee 100 September 10, 1996
Running time in silent films was measured in these, each about 10 minutes long reels 200 September 10, 1996
In the metric system, dkL stands for this unit a dekaliter 300 September 10, 1996
Size numbers for these run from 1 to the 20s & types include sharps, milliner's & chenilles needles 400 September 10, 1996
Following "assay", this 3-letter word is a unit of mass; following "freight", it's a unit of capacity ton 500 September 10, 1996
Because it began with the new moon, this length of time was named for the moon month 100 June 10, 1996
If you're playing in a big one of these, remember it's equal to 3 statute miles league 200 June 10, 1996
Gas in the U.S. is sold by the gallon; gas in Canada is sold by this measure liter 300 June 10, 1996
For diamonds, a point is 1/100 of one of these carat 400 June 10, 1996
No question about it, this unit of electrical power was named for a great Scot watt 500 June 10, 1996
Strangely, this unit is equal to about 1 1/2 times the power an average equine can exert horsepower 100 September 26, 1995
This measure is equal to 12 dozen one gross 200 September 26, 1995
This unit of area is equal to 4,840 square yards an acre 300 September 26, 1995
This biblical unit of length is derived from the distance from the elbow to the middle fingers's tip a cubit 400 September 26, 1995
Specific heat is the number of these units required to raise 1 gram of a substance 1° C. a calorie 500 September 26, 1995
In a fathom there are 6 feet or this many yards 2 100 July 17, 1995
In music it's the term for a measure of a set number of beats a bar 200 July 17, 1995
2-word term for the point at which all molecular motion ceases absolute zero 300 July 17, 1995
The skin-fold measurement is the most popular way to measure this on your body the fat 400 July 17, 1995
175/70R13 is a common size for these; there's a "flat" rate to fix 'em tires 500 July 17, 1995
To convert from Fahrenheit to this temperature scale, subtract 32 & multiply by 5/9 Celsius 100 May 12, 1994
This unit of current is called an amp for short an ampere 200 May 12, 1994
The name of this biblical unit of length comes from the Latin word for "elbow" a cubit 300 May 12, 1994
This unit of length is 3.37 inches longer than a yard a meter 400 May 12, 1994
Used in Britain to weigh people & large animals, this unit was once the weight of a good-sized rock a stone 500 May 12, 1994
1 of these is equal to 1/2 fluid ounce or 3 teaspoons a tablespoon 100 February 17, 1994
There are 4 gills in a pint & 8 in one of these a quart 200 February 17, 1994
1 of these units of length is equal to 3,280.8 feet a kilometer 300 February 17, 1994
This country abandoned the metric system in 1812 & readopted it in 1840 France 400 February 17, 1994
The pennyweight is a unit in this system used to measure precious metals the troy system February 17, 1994
If your 2 feet add up to 2 feet long, they're this many inches altogether 24 100 May 3, 1993
There are this many liters in 1 dekaliter 10 200 May 3, 1993
This measure of length is abbreviated fur. furlong 300 May 3, 1993
An ancient Greek unit of weight equal to 4.36 grams, today it's a unit of Greek currency drachma 400 May 3, 1993
To convert Celsius to this scale, add 273.16 Kelvin May 3, 1993
The Troy system of weights originated in Troyes in this country France 100 February 22, 1993
The Roman one of these was equal to 5,000 Roman feet or about 4,800 of our feet mile 200 February 22, 1993
1 atmosphere is equal to 760 millimeters of this liquid metal mercury 300 February 22, 1993
Equal to 4 inches, the hand is most often used to measure the height of these creatures horses 400 February 22, 1993
1 of these astronomical measurements is equal to 5,880,000,000,000 miles light year 500 February 22, 1993
A long ton is 2,240 pounds & a short ton is this many pounds 2,000 100 September 10, 1992
If you require a quire, you need 24 or 25 sheets of this paper 200 September 10, 1992
Of a cup, 1/2 pint, or 12 ounces, the one not equal to either of the other 2 12 ounces 300 September 10, 1992
The quarter in quarter horse stands for this quarter mile 400 September 10, 1992
At the speed of 1 knot, you travel 1 nautical mile in this length of time an hour 500 September 10, 1992
There are this many items in a score 20 100 February 28, 1992
This metric unit of distance is sometimes called a klick a kilometer 200 February 28, 1992
This unit of measurement is equal to .083 feet an inch 300 February 28, 1992
There are 16 tablespoons in one of these a cup 400 February 28, 1992
The name of this system of weights & measures comes from Old French meaning "goods of weight" avoirdupois 500 February 28, 1992
Originally, the ell was a measurement from the fingertip to this the elbow 100 September 26, 1991
A candela is a measurement of the intensity of this light 200 September 26, 1991
The boiling point of water at sea level is 212 on the Fahrenheit scale & this on the Celsius scale 100 300 September 26, 1991
Equivalent to 39.37 inches, its name comes from a Latin word meaning "measure" a meter 400 September 26, 1991
The ancient Romans used this unit of weight, which they called a "libra" a pound 500 September 26, 1991
It equals 0.45359237 kilograms a pound 100 July 15, 1991
Your doctor could tell you 37° Celsius equals this in Fahrenheit 98.6 200 July 15, 1991
The ohm, a unit of electrical resistance, is symbolized by this last Greek letter omega 300 July 15, 1991
1760 yards is equal to one of these a mile 400 July 15, 1991
Slang for a small person, it equals 8 fluid ounces a half pint 500 July 15, 1991
1 hectare, the metric unit of area, is equal to 2.471 of these an acre 100 November 15, 1990
This cotton measure is 500 lbs. in the U.S. & only 176 lbs. in China a bale 200 November 15, 1990
Measuring longitude at the equator 1 of these equals 69.17 miles a degree 300 November 15, 1990
6 miles square is exactly equal to this many square miles 36 square miles 400 November 15, 1990
This unit named for a Swedish scientist is used to designate wavelengths of light angstrom 500 November 15, 1990
4 pearl grains equal 1 of these units also used for diamonds Carats 100 May 1, 1990
If you're a half pint, you're equal to this many cups 1 500 May 1, 1990
You're not wet behind the ears if you know this international unit equals 6,076.11549 feet Nautical Mile May 1, 1990
In cloth measure, this is divided into 4 quarters, not 3 feet yards 100 February 6, 1990
To find this, multiply the diameter by pi circumference 200 February 6, 1990
If Mom & Dad let you borrow one of these, you'll find it's probably 3 3/8" x 2 1/8" & has a limit a credit card 300 February 6, 1990
There are 1 million of these in a kilogram milligrams 400 February 6, 1990
The "Systeme International d'Unites" is commonly referred to as this the metric system 500 February 6, 1990
The name of this linear measurement comes from the Latin "uncia", meaning "twelfth part" inch 100 February 9, 1989
It's about 5.88 trillion miles light-year 200 February 9, 1989
Quite logically, 100 surveyor's links equal one of these chain 300 February 9, 1989
A nail, an ell & a bolt are all used to measure this cloth 400 February 9, 1989
Originally, this measurement of ocean depths was the length of rope between one's out-stretched arms fathom 500 February 9, 1989
Its flow is measured in amperes current (electricity) 100 May 9, 1988
Its success is measured in rating points & audience share television show 200 May 9, 1988
Its height is measured in hands horse 300 May 9, 1988
Its height is measured in fingers drink (liquor) 400 May 9, 1988
It's what's measured in Kelvins temperature 500 May 9, 1988
It's 42 gallons of oil, but only about 31 gallons of wine barrel 100 April 25, 1988
Of more, less, or the same as at sea level, what a 100 lb. sack of cement would weigh atop a 25,000 ft. peak less 200 April 25, 1988
A troy pound consists of this many ounces of 480 grains each 12 400 April 25, 1988
Title of the following, it's metric equivalent is 41.8, not 40, kilometers:"Santa Catalina is a-waitin' for me /Santa Catalina, the island of romance /Romance, romance, romance /Water all around it everywhere..." "26 Miles" April 25, 1988
One's tested mental age divided by one's chronological age X 100 equals this IQ 100 February 18, 1988
This measurement originally referred to a strip of land 66 feet wide & 660 feet long acre 200 February 18, 1988
Ironically, this system was declared the fundamental standard of measurement in the U.S. in 1893 metric system 300 February 18, 1988
128 cubic feet of firewood is equal to this cord 400 February 18, 1988
Number of ounces in a 354ml can of soda pop 12 500 February 18, 1988
U.S. liquid measure equal to 231 cubic inches, which makes 2310 cu. in. to a Stetson a gallon 100 April 16, 1987
A unit of dry measure equal to 8 quarts, or a small kiss a peck 200 April 16, 1987
Length on the label of "finished" men's pants is determined by measuring this the inseam 300 April 16, 1987
Standard number of pieces in the "bucket" of Kentucky Fried Chicken 15 400 April 16, 1987
From a Latin word meaning "2 pans", this weighing device was used as early as ancient Egypt balance 500 April 16, 1987
The original quantity of this unit of measure was 480 sheets of paper; now some round it to 500 ream 100 January 15, 1987
In the Greek system of telling time, this was the length of an "Olympiad" 4 years 200 January 15, 1987
1 of 2 units of measure whose names are from the Latin "uncia", meaning "twelfth part" ounce (or inch) 300 January 15, 1987
A measure in music or a measure by which gold is sold bar 400 January 15, 1987
Swedish astronomer who developed the centigrade scale (Anders) Celsius 500 January 15, 1987
A baker's dozen 13 100 March 4, 1985
Weighing device used by "justice" & supermarket cashiers scales 200 March 4, 1985
Cups of butter in a pound 2 300 March 4, 1985
From Latin "uncia", measurement taken from the width of a thumb inch 400 March 4, 1985
Number of feet in a fathom 6 500 March 4, 1985