deca·​gram ˈde-kə-ˌgram How to pronounce decagram (audio)

Examples of decagram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To create a decagram, take a pentagon and set a second pentagon on top of it with a 36-degree twist. Julie Rehmeyer, Discover Magazine, 10 Mar. 2014 The central construct of the piece is the decagram, a type of 10-pointed star, which Persian artists have incorporated into their art for centuries because of its geometric properties. Julie Rehmeyer, Discover Magazine, 10 Mar. 2014

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Word History


French décagramme, from déca- deca- + gramme gram

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of decagram was in 1810

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Cite this Entry

“Decagram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


deca·​gram -ˌgram How to pronounce decagram (audio)

Medical Definition

decagram, decaliter, decameter

variant of dekagram, dekaliter, dekameter

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