Dictionary

decimeter

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

noun deci·me·ter   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DECIMETER

:  a metric unit of length equal to 110 meter

Variants of DECIMETER

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: decimoPrevious Word in the Dictionary: decimating factorAll Words Near: decimeter
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears