|≈||approximately equal to|
|digits||indicates that digits repeat infinitely (e.g. 8.294 369 corresponds to 8.294 369 369 369 369 …)|
Gigameter or gigametre is equal to 1,000,000,000 meters or 106 meters (unit of length), comes from a combination of the metric prefix giga (G) and the SI unit of length meter (m). Plural name is gigameters.
The hand is a non-SI unit of measurement of length standardized to 4 inches (101.6 mm). It is used to measure the height of horses in some English-speaking countries, including Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States.