|≈||approximately equal to|
|digits||indicates that digits repeat infinitely (e.g. 8.294 369 corresponds to 8.294 369 369 369 369 …)|
The barleycorn is a small English unit of length equal to 1⁄3 of an inch (i.e., close to 0.8467 cm) still used in Great Britain and Ireland as a determiner of shoe sizes.
The light-minute is a unit of length useful in astronomy, telecommunications and relativistic physics. It is defined as the distance that light travels in free space in oneminute, and is equal to exactly 1.798754748×1010 metres.