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**.