Definition of Hectometer

1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to 100 meters.

Exact synonyms: Hectometre, Hm
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: Dam, Decameter, Decametre, Dekameter, Dekametre, Dkm
Group relationships: Kilometer, Kilometre, Klick, Km



Definition of Hectometer

1. n. A measure of length, equal to a hundred meters. It is equivalent to 328.09 feet.

Definition of Hectometer

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hectometre) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hectometer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hectometer

hectogram
hectogramme
hectogrammes
hectograms
hectograph
hectographed
hectographing
hectographs
hectokatal
hectokatals
hectokilo-
hectoliter
hectoliters
hectolitre
hectolitres
hectometer (current term)
hectometers
hectometre
hectometres
hectopascal
hectored
hectorer
hectorers
hectorfloresite
hectoring
hectoringly
hectorite
hectorites
hectorly
hectors

Literary usage of Hectometer

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1. Basic Math Skills Grade 5 by Wes Tuttle (2003)
"Which of the following does NOT fit and why? meter, centiliter, inch, milligram, hectometer, gram 10. List the following linear measurements in order from ..."

2. A Mental Arithmetic: Based on Analysis and Induction by George Washington Hull (1896)
"1 centimeter, 1 decimeter, 1 meter, 1 decameter, 1 hectometer, 1 kilometer, ... Decimeter? Centimeter? 3. Centimeters in a meter? Decameter? hectometer? 4. ..."

3. A Complete Arithmetic: With Oral and Written Exercises by George Washington Hull (1895)
"hectometer ? Kilometer ? 4. Decimeters in a meter? Decameter? hectometer? 5. What is measured by the meter? Kilometer? Millimeter ? Approximately— 6. ..."

4. The Public School Arithmetic, Based on McLellan and Dewey's "Psychology of by James Alexander McLellan, Albert Flintoft Ames (1897)
"Hence we can write 1 hectometer, 1 decameter, 1 meter, 1 decimeter, ... Write in terms of the meter, the sum of: (1) 1 hectometer, 2 decameters, 9 meters, ..."

5. The Public School Arithmetic: Based on McLellan & Dewey's "Psychology of by James Alexander McLellan, Albert Flintoft Ames (1897)
"Again, 1 decameter is equal to 10 meters, and 1 hectometer to 10 decameters. Hence we can write 1 hectometer, 1 decameter, 1 meter, 1 decimeter, ..."

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