hectometer

or hek·to·me·ter

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

noun

a unit of length equal to 100 meters, or 328.08 feet. Abbreviation: hm

Nearby words

  1. hectograph,
  2. hectographic,
  3. hectography,
  4. hectoliter,
  5. hectolitre,
  6. hectometre,
  7. hector,
  8. hectostere,
  9. hecuba,
  10. hedda gabler

Also especially British, hec·to·me·tre.

Origin of hectometer

From the French word hectomètre, dating back to 1800–10. See hecto-, -meter

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