Convert palm (U.S.) to foot (French metric)
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 foot (French metric):
In 1799 meter became the official unit of length in France. So French metric foot, or "pied metrique" was defined as one third of a metre and it was in use until 1837.