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decimeter

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noun deci·me·ter \ˈde-sə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of decimeter



Origin of decimeter

French décimètre, from déci- deci- + mètre meter


First Known Use: 1809


DECIMETER Defined for Kids

decimeter

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noun deci·me·ter \ˈde-sə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of decimeter

  1. :  a unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter




Medical Dictionary

decimeter

noun deci·me·ter

Medical Definition of decimeter

  1. :  a metric unit of length equal to 110 meter



Variants of decimeter

or chiefly British deci·me·tre \ˈdes-ə-ˌmēt-ər\play

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