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Mass Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Mass is a fundamental property of matter that measures the amount of substance in an object. It is a scalar quantity, which means it has magnitude but no direction. The standard unit of measurement for mass is the kilogram (kg), which is defined as the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK), a platinum-iridium cylinder kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.

Here are some examples of mass in real-world scenarios:

Everyday objects: Mass is used to describe the weight of everyday objects, such as books, food, and people.

Scientific experiments: Mass is a key factor in many scientific experiments, particularly in the fields of chemistry and physics. For example, the mass of a substance is used to calculate the number of moles in a sample, which is important for determining reaction rates and other chemical properties.

Engineering and manufacturing: Mass is an important consideration in the design and manufacture of many products, particularly those that need to meet specific weight requirements. For example, aircraft manufacturers must carefully control the mass of their planes to ensure they meet safety and performance standards.

The SI unit of Mass is kilogram [ kg ]
Total number of units: base units (88) - derived units (1,760)
Total possible conversions: base units (7,656) - derived units (3,095,840)
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yocto
[ y ]
zepto
[ z ]
atto
[ a ]
femto
[ f ]
pico
[ p ]
nano
[ n ]
micro
[ µ ]
milli
[ m ]
centi
[ c ]
deci
[ d ]
one
[ _ ]
deca
[ da ]
hecto
[ h ]
kilo
[ k ]
mega
[ M ]
giga
[ G ]
tera
[ T ]
peta
[ P ]
exa
[ E ]
zetta
[ Z ]
yotta
[ Y ]
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assay ton
[ AT ]
long
assay ton
[ AT ]
short
bag
[ b ]
bag
[ b ]
Portland cement, US
bag
[ b ]
coffee
barge
[ bg ]
carat
[ kt ]
carat
[ kt ]
metric
cental
[ ct ]
chalder
[ ch ]
English, 1963
clove
[ cl ]
cheese
clove
[ cl ]
wool
crith
[ cr ]
hydrogen, physics
dalton
[ Da ]
atomic mass unit
dan(市擔)
[ dan ]
China
dram
[ dr ]
Greek
dram
[ dr ]
Roman
dram
[ dr ]
apothecary
dram
[ dr ]
avoirdupois
fen(市分)
[ fen ]
China
firkin
[ fir ]
butter, cheese
[ fl ]
fun(分)
[ fun ]
Japan
gamma
[ γ ]
geepound
[ gp ]
grain
[ gr ]
gram
[ g ]
gros
[ grs ]
France
hundredweight
[ hwl ]
long
hundredweight
[ hws ]
short
hyakume(百目)
[ hya ]
Japan
hyl
[ hyl ]
German
international unit
[ IU ]
pharmacology
jin(市斤)
[ jin ]
China
kan(貫)
[ kan ]
Japan
kin(斤)
[ kin ]
Japan
kip
[ kip ]
US
last
[ lt ]
General
last
[ lt ]
US
li(市厘)
[ li ]
China
liang(市兩)
[ liang ]
China
mark
[ mk ]
maru(丸)
[ maru ]
Japan
mic
[ m ]
millier
[ mil ]
mite
[ mt ]
mite
[ mt ]
metric
mo(毛)
[ mo ]
Japan
Momme(匁)
[ mom ]
Japan
myriagram
[ myrg ]
ounce
[ oz ]
apothecary
ounce
[ oz ]
avoirdupois
ounce
[ oz ]
International troy
ounce
[ oz ]
Maria Theresa
ounce
[ oz ]
Dutch
ounce
[ oz ]
Chinese
pennyweight
[ pwt ]
point
[ pt ]
pound
[ lb ]
avoirdupois
pound
[ lb ]
metric
pound
[ lb ]
troy
qian(市钱)
[ qian ]
China
quarter
[ qrt ]
informal
quarter
[ qrt ]
imperial
quartern
[ qt ]
quintal
[ q ]
metric
quintal
[ q ]
rebah
[ rb ]
rin(厘)
[ rin ]
Japan
sack
[ s ]
sack
[ s ]
US
sack
[ s ]
flour
scruple
[ scr ]
apothecary
sheet
[ sh ]
shekel
[ shk ]
slinch
[ sch ]
slug
[ sg ]
stone
[ st ]
tan(担)
[ tan ]
Japan
ton
[ t ]
ton
[ t ]
metric
tonne
[ tl ]
long
tonne
[ t ]
metric
tonne
[ ts ]
short
troy
[ tr ]
truss
[ trs ]
wey
[ w ]
wool
wey
[ w ]
Suffolk
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