In Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, 20th century, a unit of volume = 1 cubic shaku, approximately 27,826 cubic centimeters (approximately 0.983 cubic feet). Used for lumber or freight.
In Japan, a unit of volume = 0.0278 cubic centimeters.
In Japan, a unit of area for cloth, = 1 square shaku, 0.091827 square meters (approximately 0.988 square feet).
In Japan, a unit of capacity = ¹⁄₁₀ shaku (勺), about 1.8039 milliliters.
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