dekameter

or dec·a·me·ter

[dek-uh-mee-ter]

noun

a unit of length equal to 10 meters (32.81 feet). Abbreviation: dam

Nearby words

  1. dejerine's disease,
  2. deka-,
  3. dekagram,
  4. dekalb,
  5. dekaliter,
  6. dekametric,
  7. deke,
  8. dekker,
  9. dekker, thomas,
  10. dekko

Also especially British, dek·a·me·tre.

Origin of dekameter

From the French word décamètre, dating back to 1800–10. See deka-, meter1

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