Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The saddest words

hektometer

[hek-tuh-mee-ter] /ˈhɛk təˌmi tər/
noun

hectometer

or hektometer

[hek-tuh-mee-ter] /ˈhɛk təˌmi tər/
noun
1.
a unit of length equal to 100 meters, or 328.08 feet.
Abbreviation: hm.
Also, especially British, hectometre.
Origin of hectometer
1800-1810
From the French word hectomètre, dating back to 1800-10. See hecto-, -meter
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hektometer

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hektometer

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hektometer