Convert palm (U.S.) to span
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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 span:
Span is a traditional unit of length equal to 9 inches or 22.86 mm. A span was defined as the length of the span of a man's hand with fingers stretched out as far as possible. The name comes from the old English word "spann".