Measurement abbreviations are not hard to master. They are the same for singular and plural forms of a word, which simplifies things significantly. For example, one kilometer is abbreviated 1 km, and two kilometers is 2 km. Let's take a look at the most often used measurement abbreviations and get a little insight into how these abbreviations are developed.
Here's a handy guide to more than 25 measurement abbreviations arranged by what they measure.
Measurement abbreviations are formed, for the most part, in one of three ways.