# What is links in measurements?

## What is links in measurements?

The link (usually abbreviated as “l.”, “li.” or “lnk.”), sometimes called a Gunter’s link, is a unit of length formerly used in many English-speaking countries. In US customary units modern definition, the link is exactly 66⁄100 of a US survey foot, or exactly 7.92 inches or approximately 20.12 cm.

### What is rods in measurements?

rod, old English measure of distance equal to 16.5 feet (5.029 metres), with variations from 9 to 28 feet (2.743 to 8.534 metres) also being used. It was also called a perch or pole.

How long is a rod and a link?

The practice of using surveyor’s chains, and perch-length rods made into a detachable stiff chain, came about a century later when iron was a more plentiful and common material. A chain is a larger unit of length measuring 66 feet (20.1168 m), or 22 yards, or 100 links, or 4 rods (20.1168 meters).

Where is the measurement rod used?

Definition of ‘measuring rod’ The measuring rods used were health, education, food, water supply, sanitation and housing.

## How many cm is a link?

20.1168 cm

1 li 20.1168 cm
2 li 40.2336 cm
3 li 60.3504 cm
5 li 100.584 cm

### What are rods?

Rods are a type of photoreceptor cell in the retina. They are sensitive to light levels and help give us good vision in low light. They are concentrated in the outer areas of the retina and give us peripheral vision. Rods are 500 to 1,000 times more sensitive to light than cones.

How do you measure land in links?

Conversion formula of link to ft

1. By multiplication. Number of link multiply(x) by 0.66, equal(=): Number of foot.
2. By division. Number of link divided(/) by 1.5151515151515, equal(=): Number of foot.
3. By multiplication. 12 link(s) * 0.66 = 7.92 ft(s)
4. By division. 12 link(s) / 1.5151515151515 = 7.92 ft(s)

How many links are there in a chain?