# Examples of items measured in kilometers?

Kilometers are units of one thousand meters, so they measure distance. Items that would be measured in kilometers are road lengths or air miles traveled.

### What are some items measured in centimeters?

Anything that has length. Although for very small things, millimeters or micrometers may be handier, and for large things, meters or kilometers. The length of your pen, the width of your computer screen, or the length of your fingers can be given in centimeters. List some items that can be measured in centimeters.

### What is the unit of acceleration measured in kilometers per hour?

Kilometers per hour is used to measure speed, not acceleration. In SI, the acceleration is commonly measured in meters per square second. Kilometers per hour is used to measure speed, not acceleration. In SI, the acceleration is commonly measured in meters per square second. Kilometers per hour is used to measure speed, not acceleration. In SI, the acceleration is commonly measured in meters per square second. Kilometers per hour is used to measure speed, not…

### Is length measured in kilometers or millimeters?

Either one is fine. But depending on what you're measuring, one of them will give you a convenient number, and the other one will give you an awkward number. Examples: The length of a small paperclip: 30 millimeters, 0.000003 kilometer The length of a major city block: 1,609,344 millimeters, 1.61 kilometers