decameter


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decametre

(US), decameter
ten metres

decameter

[′dek·ə‚mēd·ər]
(mechanics)
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 10 meters.
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These are best heard on meter and decameter wavelengths.
In this case we are interested in [C.sub.7,5], which indicates that the amount of phosphorous in parcel (7,5) is 14.7 milligrams per decameter. Then the information about the phosphorous level is used to look up the optimal fertilization value of phosphorous by hectare for soybeans in the corresponding fertilization table.
For example, in the field of hydrology, MPS allows building models on decameter scale [34], while Okabe and Blunt [35] used the technique to model pore space on a micrometer scale.