Standard Cubit

Standard Cubit

An ancient Egyptian unit of length approximately equivalent to 45 centimeters.
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Some scholars suggest that the longer dimension was the original cubit making it 20.24 inches for the ordinary cubit, and 21.88 inches for the sacred one, or a standard cubit from the elbow to end of middle finger (20") and a lower forearm cubit from the elbow to base of the hand (12").
BGC will promote feasibility study and aim to start operation from 2013 (2 billion standard cubit feet per day of natural gas at maximum).
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