hecto-

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French, from Ancient Greek ἑκατόν (hekatón, hundred).

Prefix[edit]

SI prefix
h
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hecto-

  1. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 100. Symbol: h

Usage notes[edit]

This prefix is not used in official scientific contexts. For example, "1 hm" (one hectometre) is written instead as either "100 m" or "0.1 km".

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French[edit]

Prefix[edit]

hecto-

  1. hecto-

Portuguese[edit]

Prefix[edit]

hecto-

  1. hecto- (hundred)