Definition of Dekametre

1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to ten meters.

Exact synonyms: Dam, Decameter, Decametre, Dekameter, Dkm
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: M, Meter, Metre
Group relationships: Hectometer, Hectometre, Hm



Definition of Dekametre

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dekametre

dejunk
dejunked
dejunking
dejunks
dek
deka-
dekagram
dekagrams
dekaliter
dekaliters
dekalitre
dekalitres
dekalogy
dekameter
dekameters
dekametre (current term)
dekametres
dekametric
dekare
dekares
dekastere
dekasteres
deke
deked
dekeing
dekes
deking
dekko
dekkoed
dekkoing

Literary usage of Dekametre

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1. The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1877)
"The -square of the dekametre is called an are, and the boys will be as proud ... Let 1 dekametre be laid off upon a smooth road, and let the children pace ..."

2. Encyclopædia of Accounting edited by George Lisle (1904)
"As a matter of fact, some of the names of multiples such as dekametre and ... The are or sq. dekametre is consequently equal to 119'6 sq. yards. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1866)
"According to this Bill, a dekametre, that is 10 metres, or 100 decimetres, or 1000 centimetres, or 10000 millimetres, if reckoned from the Government ..."

4. Science for the School and Family: Part I. Natural Philosophy by Worthington Hooker (1884)
"The square dekametre having received the name are, and the cubic metre the name stere, as before stated; the stere, however, is not in common use, ..."

5. Natural Philosophy by Caleb Canby Balderston, Isaac Sharpless, George Morris Philips (1892)
"The are (air), which is a square dekametre, is also used, and a table is made by using it with the common prefixes. Cubic decimetres, cubic metres, etc., ..."

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