# Study the word list: Measurement

Spellzone list area An area is the extent of a two-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary. cubic If something is cubic, it has three dimensions. metric The metric system is a system of measurement. centimetre I need to shorten my jeans by one centimetre. foot A foot is a linear unit of length equal to twelve inches or a third of a yard. inch An inch is one twelfth of a foot. kilometre A kilometre is a thousand metres. metre One hundred centimetres make a metre. mile A mile is a unit of length equivalent to 1609.344 meters. millimetre One thousandth of a metre is a millimetre. measure A measure is a quantifiable amount of something. yard A yard is equal to three feet. gallon A gallon is equal to four quarts. litre This flask holds one litre of juice. quantity Quantity refers to how much there is or how many there are of something. gram A gram is one thousandth of a kilogram.

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