hectometer

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noun hec·to·me·ter \ˈhek-tə-ˌmē-tər, hek-ˈtä-mə-tər\

Definition of hectometer

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

Origin and Etymology of hectometer

French hectomètre, from hect- + mètre meter


First Known Use: 1810


HECTOMETER Defined for Kids

hectometer

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noun hec·to·me·ter \ˈhek-tə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of hectometer for Students

  1. :  a unit of length in the metric system equal to 100 meters


Medical Dictionary

hectometer

noun hec·to·me·ter
variants: or chiefly British

hectometre

\ˈhek-tə-ˌmēt-ər, hek-ˈtäm-ət-ər\play

Medical Definition of hectometer

  1. :  a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters


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