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DECIMETER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does decimeter mean? 

DECIMETER (noun)
  The noun DECIMETER has 1 sense:

1. a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter

  Familiarity information: DECIMETER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DECIMETER (noun)


Sense 1decimeter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

decimeter; decimetre; dm

Hypernyms ("decimeter" is a kind of...):

metric linear unit (a linear unit of distance in metric terms)

Meronyms (parts of "decimeter"):

centimeter; centimetre; cm (a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter)

Holonyms ("decimeter" is a part of...):

m; meter; metre (the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards))


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