dekametre

dekameter

[dek-uh-mee-ter]
noun
a unit of length equal to 10 meters (32.81 feet). Abbreviation: dam
Also, decameter; especially British, dekametre.


Origin:
1800–10; < French décamètre. See deka-, meter1

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dekameter

noun
a metric unit of length equal to ten meters [syn: decameter
dekametre

noun
a metric unit of length equal to ten meters [syn: decameter
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