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Old 12-08-2011, 10:49 AM   #1
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Im looking at some net christmas lights and the listing says 2m X 3m, now does that mean 2m is the length _________________________________ and 3m is the height | or the other way round ?
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Default Re: Length vs height ----- confused !! :::??:?:?///

I'm pretty sure it's measured Diameter x Length
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Default Re: Length vs height ----- confused !! :::??:?:?///

isn't diameter the space inside a circle ???
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Default Re: Length vs height ----- confused !! :::??:?:?///

Distance from one side to the opposite side. Not around the circle, but straight through.
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Default Re: Length vs height ----- confused !! :::??:?:?///

When I measure something I tend to go across then height, so I would see the net lights as 2m across the window by 3m down ?
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Default Re: Length vs height ----- confused !! :::??:?:?///

Are we still talking about Christmas lights?

Construction measuring standards are LxWxH...

A Window is only measured WxH.

A Christmas light should be measured Diameter X Length. You can think of Diameter as Width, how thick the light bulb is.

Does that help?
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Aha that's the figures I needed W X H, Cheers buddy. +1 rep
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It was "net" lighting so it was really like measuring a square so diameter doesn't come into play.
But agreed that it would be W x H.
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