Convert palm (U.S.) to cable (U.S. customary and Navy)
Selected category: length.
Definition and details for palm (U.S.):
Palm (U.S.) is a traditional unit of length equal to the length of a person's hand, from wrist to the end of the middle finger. This kind of palm definition was common in the U.S. during 19th century. One palm was equal to 9 inches or 22.86cm and it was comparable to span.
Definition and details for cable (U.S. customary and Navy):
U.S. customary or U.S. Navy cable length is a nautical unit of length equal 120 fathoms or 720 feet or 219.456 meters.