Definition of Hectometre

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

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



Definition of Hectometre

1. Noun. (SI-unit hecto metre length) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hectometre

1. A measure of length, equal to a hundred meters. It is equivalent to 328.09 feet. Origin: F. Hectometre, fr. Gr. Hundred + F. Metre a meter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hectometre

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

Literary usage of Hectometre

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1. The Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing, and Technical Terms: With a by Peter Lund Simmonds (1858)
"hectometre, a French measure of length of 10» metres, containing 109 yards and 13 l-10th inches, or 19-834 poles. HEDDLE, a part of the weaver's loom. ..."

2. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1879)
"A durable tree has been marked at each hectometre (tenth of a kilometre), ... The boards are to be fastened to the hectometre trees with suitable nails and ..."

3. Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of by Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish (1875)
"One square hectometre = 100 square ... or a plane figure whose length is one kilometre and breadth one hectometre. One square kilometre = 100 square ..."

4. The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile by Horatio Nelson Robinson (1874)
"One square hectometre = 100 square ... or a plane figure whose length is one kilometre and breadth one hectometre. One square kilometre = 100 square ..."

5. The Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers, in by Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish (1867)
"One square hectometre = 100 square ... or a plane figure whose length is one kilometre and breadth one hectometre. One square kilometre = 100 square ..."

6. Paris and Environs, with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1894)
"Hectare (square hectometre) = 100 ares = 10000 sq. metres Are (square decametre) = 100 sq. metres. Declare = '/10 are = 10 sq. metres. ..."

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