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dekameter

or dec·a·me·ter

[ dek-uh-mee-ter ]
/ ˈdɛk əˌmi tər /
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noun

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

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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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