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Q: What is the difference between meter and linear meter?

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Each refers to a length of 1 metre.

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There is no difference. Cubic meter is a measure of volume. A meter (not cubic) on the other hand is a linear measure

linear meter is the distance between a point x to point Y irrespective of the elevation and bumps between them. running meter is the lenght between X AND Y considering all the elevation etc

A square meter is a measure of area; whereas a linear meter is a measure of length.

None. Both are 1-metre lengths, of the standard with of the fabric.

A linear meter is a meter, in a straight line, as opposed to cubic meter, which covers a 2-dimensional plane. They are both part of the metric system. There is no metric meter, other than just referring to a meter as being part of the metric system.

JHC, does nobody know the difference between area and length any more?

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A meter is a linear measurement, therefore 1 meter is the same as 1 linear meter.

The meter is, by definition, a unit of distance or linear measurement. It is not necessary to say "linear," unless you are emphasizing the difference from square meters or cubic meters.So, to answer your question, there is one linear meter per meter, because they are one and the same.Another answerA linear meter is a commonly-used phrase and description for lengths of fabric.A linear meter is a meter length from a roll of fabric. Usually in Europe the width of the roll is 1.46m, so a linear meter is an oblong 1m x 1.46mSo (in this particular example):1 x Linear Meter = 1.46 square metersOne.

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