hectometer

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

Definition of hectometer

: a unit of length equal to 100 meters — see Metric System Table

Origin and Etymology of hectometer

French hectomètre, from hect- + mètre meter


HECTOMETER Defined for Kids

hectometer

noun hec·to·me·ter \ ˈhek-tə-ˌmē-tər \

Definition of hectometer for Students

: 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 play \ˈhek-tə-ˌmēt-ər, hek-ˈtäm-ət-ər\

medical Definition of hectometer

: a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters

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