decameter

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See also: deca-meter

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French décamètre. Equivalent to deca- +‎ meter.

Noun[edit]

decameter (plural decameters)

  1. US spelling of decametre

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French décamètre. Equivalent to deca- +‎ meter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeː.kaːˌmeː.tər/
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  • Hyphenation: de‧ca‧me‧ter

Noun[edit]

decameter m (plural decameters)

  1. A decametre, 10 metres.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Decameter is relatively uncommon in everyday language, but remains in use for technical jargon, esp. meteorology or geography, or literary language or language games.