Convert Metres (m) to Calibers (cl) | m in cl

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# Let's convert Metres (m) to Calibers (cl)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Metres (m) to Calibers (cl) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Metres to Calibers

Formula
cl = m x 3937.01
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Calibers, multiply the number of Metres by 3.9 thousand
Metres (m) in 1 Caliber
There are 0 Metres in 1 Caliber
Calibers (cl) in 1 Metre
There are 3937.01 Calibers in 1 Metre

## Unit Information

Metre
/ˈmiːtə/
Symbol: m
Unit System: SI

### What is the Metre?

The metre (or meter; US spelling) is the SI base unit of length and uses the symbol m.

Originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole but was redefined in 1799 in terms of a prototyped metre bar (this bar was changed again in 1889).

In 1983 the current definition was adopted and it is now the most common unit in any property in the world and is used in thousands of formulae to describe countless characteristics.

Let's hear it for the metre!

Caliber
/ˈkalɪbə/
Symbol: cl
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Caliber?

The caliber is a unit of length based on the inch (imperial units) and uses the symbol cl.

It represents the internal diameter of a gun barrel and therefore more often than not, the size of the ammunition or round that gun requires to fire.

It is not always represented or converted exactly in inches so a table or "well-known" conversions are often used to depict measurements / ammo types instead.