Grammar Patterns

N of n

The 'kilometre' group

The noun is a count noun indicating a unit of measurement. The noun group after of indicates the thing that is measured.
The summer sun has thawed the top 30 centimetres of a soil that is frozen to a depth of hundreds of metres.
Bowen has kilometres of white sandy beaches on its doorstep.
I drink a litre of pure water every day.
  • acre
  • centimetre
  • foot
  • gallon
  • gigabyte
  • gram
  • inch
  • kilo
  • kilobyte
  • kilogram
  • kilometre
  • litre
  • megabyte
  • metre
  • mile
  • ounce
  • pint
  • pound
  • terabyte
  • ton
  • tonne
  • yard
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