hectometer


hec·to·me·ter

noun \ˈhek-tə-ˌmē-tər, hek-ˈtä-mə-tər\

Definition of HECTOMETER

:  a unit of length equal to 100 meters — see metric system table

Origin of HECTOMETER

French hectomètre, from hect- + mètre meter
First Known Use: 1810

hec·to·me·ter

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HECTOMETER

: a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters

Variants of HECTOMETER

hec·to·me·ter or chiefly British hec·to·me·tre \ˈhek-tə-ˌmēt-ər, hek-ˈtäm-ət-ər\

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