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Yahoo Search Conversion Units

The Yahoo! search engine offers the convert search command which allows users to convert values from one unit to another or to discover the conversion factor. Yahoo! lists the following units as those accepted by the command although not all of them are accepted by the search engine in practise. Search Commands*' list below marks which search conversions work and which do not.

Yahoo's Conversion Calculator can be found here.

Length Conversions

mm
Millimeters   *functions as claimed
in
Inches   *functions as claimed
cm
Centimeters   *functions as claimed
ft
Feet   *functions as claimed
m
Meters   *functions as claimed
yd
Yards   *functions as claimed
km
Kilometers   *functions as claimed
mi
Miles   *functions as claimed
nmi
Nautical Miles   *functions as claimed

Time Conversions

sec
Seconds   *functions as claimed
d
Days   *does not function as claimed. The search command days can be used instead.
min
Minutes   *functions as claimed
wk
Weeks   *functions as claimed
hr
Hours   *functions as claimed
mo
Months   *does not functions as claimed
yr
Years   *functions as claimed

Speed Conversions

cm/sec
Centimeters per Second   *functions as claimed
m/sec
Meters per Second   *does not function as claimed
km/hr
Kilometers per Hour   *does not function as claimed
km
Kilometers   *functions as claimed
ft/sec
Feet per Second   *does not function as claimed
mi/hr
Miles per Hour   *does not function as claimed
kn
Knots   *does not function as claimed
mi
Miles   *functions as claimed
mach
Mach   *does not function as claimed

Temperature Conversions

F
Degrees Fahrenheit   *functions as claimed
C
Degrees Celsius   *functions as claimed
K
Kelvins   *does not function as claimed
R
Degrees Rankine   *does not function as claimed

Weight Conversions

mg
Milligrams   *functions as claimed
oz
Ounces   *functions as claimed
kg
Kilograms   *functions as claimed
tonne
Metric Tons   *functions as claimed
lb
Pounds   *functions as claimed
ton
Tons   *functions as claimed

Area Conversions

sqcm
Square Centimeters   *functions as claimed
sqin
Square Inches   *functions as claimed
sqdm
Square Decimeters   *functions as claimed
sqkm
Square Kilometers   *functions as claimed
hect
Hectares   *does not function as claimed
sqm
Square Meters   *functions as claimed
sq/ft
Square Feet   *does not function as claimed
sqyd
Square Yards   *functions as claimed
sqmi
Square Miles   *functions as claimed
acre
Acres   *functions as claimed
sqnmi
Square Nautical Miles   *does not function as claimed

Cooking/Volume Conversions

dash
Dash   *does not function as claimed
drop
Drop   *does not function as claimed
ml
Millileters   *functions as claimed
pinch
Pinches   *does not function as claimed
l
Liters   *functions as claimed
tsp
Teaspoons (US)   *does not function as claimed
tspuk
Teaspoons (UK)   *does not function as claimed
tbsp
Tablespoons (US)   *does not function as claimed
tbspuk
Tablespoons (UK)   *does not function as claimed
cup
Cups   *does not function as claimed
flozuk
Fluid Ounces (UK)   *does not function as claimed
floz
Fluid Ounces (US)   *functions as claimed
ptuk
Pints (UK)   *does not function as claimed
pt
Pints (US)   *functions as claimed
galuk
Gallons (UK)   *does not function as claimed
qt
Quarts   *functions as claimed
gal
Gallons (US)   *functions as claimed