Binary Measurements

Volumes

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
mouthful 1/256
pony 1/128 = 1 oz ?
jack 1/64 aka Jackpot
gill 1/32
cup 1/16
pint pt. 1/8
quart qt. 1/4
pottle pt. 1/2 aka Half Gallon
gallon gal. 1
peck pk. 2
kenning 4 aka Pail
bushel bu. 8
strike 16
coomb 32
cask 64
barrel 128
hogshead 256
butt qt. 512 aka Pipe
tun 1024 weighs about a ton

Length

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
cebimeter ? cbm. 1/128 ~~1 cm
? 1/64
? 1/32
? 1/16
debimeter ? dbm. 1/8 ~5 inch
fooht ? fht. 1/4 ~human foot?
? 1/2
meter m. 1
? 2
? 4
? 8
? 16
? 32
? 64
kibimeter ? kbm. 128 128 meters; ~80% of a mile

Hexadecimal Measurements

Mass

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
graine 1/4096 grain was 1/7000 Imperial pound; herein reused as 1/4096 of a pound
drachm 1/256
ounce oz. 1/16
pound lb. 1
ston st. 16
? 256
thon? th. 4096 1.83x a ton

Length

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
meterbong Mb 1/65536
metermill Mm 1/4096 ~1.432 thous = 0.001432 inches
~0.036375 millimetres
metersan Ms 1/256 ~22.913 thous = ~0.022913 inches
~0.582001394 millimetres
meterton Mt 1/16 ~366.615 thous = ~0.366615 inches
~9.3120223 millimetres = ~0.93120223 centimetres
meter M 1 ~5.86584 inches = 0.48882 feet
~14.8992357 centimetres = ~1.48992357 decimetres
tonmeter tM 16 ~7.82112 feet = ~1.3 fathom
~23.8387771 decimetres = ~2.38387771 metres
sanmeter sM 256 125.135 feet = ~20.855833 fathom
~38.1420434 metres
millmeter mM 4096 1 Timmill
~2002.207 feet = ~333.701166 fathom = ~3.033646969 furlong
~610.27269375 metres ~0.61027269375 kilometres
bongmeter bM 65536 1 Timsan
~48.53835151 furlong = ~6.067293939 miles = ~2.02243131 leagues
~9.7643631 kilometres
tammeter TM 4,294,967,296 ~639917.3 kilometres = 0.6399173 gigametres
songmeter 281,474,976,710,656 ~41.9376202 terametre
tranmeter 18,446,744,073,709,552,000 ~2.74842388 exametres

Time

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
timmill Tm 1/4096 ~1.32 seconds
timsan Ts 1/256 ~21.09 seconds
timton Tt 1/16 ~5.63 minutes
Tim T 1 1.5 hours (90 minutes)
tontim tT 16 1 day

Bits / Octets / Blocks

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
blokbong Bb 1/65536 1 bit
blokmill Bm 1/4096 2 octets/bytes (16 bits)
bloksan Bs 1/256 512 octets/bytes
blokton Bt 1/16 8 base-1024 kilobytes ("kibibytes")
blok B 1 128 base-1024 kilobytes ("kibibytes")
1/8 base-1024 megabyte ("mibibyte")
tonblok tB 16 2 base-1024 megabytes ("mebibytes")
sanblok sB 256 32 base-1024 megabytes ("mebibytes")
millblok mB 4096 512 base-1024 megabytes ("mebibytes")
half a base-1024 gigabyte ("gibibyte")
bongblok bB 65536 8 base-1024 gigabytes ("gibibytes")
tamblok TB 4,294,967,296 512 base-1024 terabytes ("tebibytes")
songblok 281,474,976,710,656 32 base-1024 exabytes ("exbibytes")
tranblok 18,446,744,073,709,552,000 2 base-1024 yottabytes ("yobibytes")

Temperature

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
tempsan Tps 1/256 +0.0244 degrees Celsius
+0.044 degrees Fahrenheit
tempton Tpt 1/16 +0.39 degrees Celsius
+0.7 degrees Fahrenheit
temp Tp 1 +6.25 degrees Celsius
+11.25 degrees Fahrenheit
tontemp tTp 16 +100 degrees Celsius
+180 degrees Fahrenheit
santemp sTp 256 +1600 degrees Celsius
+2880 degrees Fahrenheit
TempsCelsiusFahrenheit
-5 -31 (-34 to -28) -24 (-29 to -18)
-4 -25 (-28 to -21) -13 (-18 to -7)
-3 -19 (-21 to -15) -2 (-7 to 3)
-2 -13 (-15 to -9) 10 (3 to 15)
-1 -6 (-9 to -3) 21 (15 to 26)
0 0 (-3 to 3) 32 (26 to 37)
1 6 (3 to 9) 43 (37 to 48)
2 12 (9 to 15) 55 (48 to 60)
3 19 (15 to 21) 66 (60 to 71)
4 25 (21 to 28) 77 (71 to 82)
5 31 (28 to 34) 88 (82 to 93)
6 38 (34 to 40) 100 (93 to 105)
7 44 (40 to 46) 111 (105 to 116)
8 50 (46 to 53) 122 (116 to 127)
56 (53 to 59) 133 (127 to 138)
63 (59 to 65) 145 (138 to 150)
69 (65 to 71) 156 (150 to 161)
75 (71 to 78) 167 (161 to 172)
81 (78 to 84) 178 (173 to 183)
88 (84 to 90) 190 (183 to 195)
94 (90 to 96) 201 (195 to 206)
10 100 (96 to 103) 212 (206 to 217)

Base 1024 Measurements

Bits

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
bit b 1
nybble 4
kilobit Kb 1024
megabit Mb 1,048,576
gigabit Gb 1,073,741,824 pronounced "gig uh bit"
terabit Tb 1,099,511,627,776

Octets

UnitAbbr.Relative Size (decimal)Comment
byte B 1 exactly 8 bits
kilobyte KB 1024
megabyte MB 1,048,576
gigabyte GB 1,073,741,824 pronounced "gig uh byte"
terabyte TB 1,099,511,627,776