hectometer

hectometer

[hek-tuh-mee-ter]
noun
a unit of length equal to 100 meters, or 328.08 feet. Abbreviation: hm
Also, hektometer; especially British, hectometre.


Origin:
1800–10; < French hectomètre. See hecto-, -meter

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hectometre or (US) hectometer (ˈhɛktəʊˌmiːtə)
 
n
hm one hundred metres: 1 hectometre is equivalent to 328.089 feet
 
hectometer or (US) hectometer
 
n

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