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dekameter

[dek-uh-mee-ter] /ˈdɛk əˌmi tər/
noun
1.
a unit of length equal to 10 meters (32.81 feet).
Abbreviation: dam.
Also, decameter; especially British, dekametre.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French décamètre. See deka-, meter1
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