decimeter


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decimetre

(US), decimeter
one tenth of a metre
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decimeter

[′des·ə‚mēd·ər]
(mechanics)
A metric unit of length equal to one-tenth meter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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