It is advisable to use a metal tape measure were possible when measuring for curtains. The width is always the first measurement given, for example 46”x 54” (117cm x 137cm) means that each curtain is 46 inches (117cm) wide by 54 inches (137cm) drop.
Keeping this in consideration, is the first number length or width on pants?
For example, if you have a jeans size 36/32, the number 36 means that you have a waist width of 36 inches. The number 32 then corresponds to a leg length of 32 inches. 1 inch corresponds to 2.54 cm. Before measuring your pants, take a pair of jeans and place them flat on the floor.
When dimensions are listed what is the order?
The order in which the dimensions appear will depend on the product category. Here are some popular examples: Boxes: Length x Width x Height (See below) Bags: Width x Length (The width is always the dimension of the bag opening.)
What is the length and the width?
Length. Length may be distinguished from height, which is vertical extent, and width or breadth, which are the distance from side to side, measuring across the object at right angles to the length. For example, it is possible to cut a length of wire shorter than the wire's width.