Decastyle, dek′a-stīl, n. a portico with ten columns in front.
Decapod, dek′a-pod, n. one of the shellfish which have ten feet or claws, as the crab.
Decachord, dek′a-kord, n. an ancient musical instrument with ten strings: anything having ten parts.
Decrement, dek′re-ment, n. the act or state of decreasing: the quantity lost by decrease.
The speech which dek made on this occasion was his finest effort.
“Let us put all jealousy on one side and allow him the pre-eminence,” wrote Szchenyi of dek (April 30th, 1840).
Decagon, dek′a-gon, n. a plane figure of ten angles and sides.
In the diets of 1865 and 1867 he fought zealously by the side of dek, with whose policy he now completely associated himself.
At Laibach, whither he was taken, he asked that dek might be his advocate, but this being refused he wrote his own defence.
deka- or dek-
Variants of deca-.