from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A metric unit of length equal to 100 meters. See Table at measurement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. US spelling of hectometre.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A measure of length, equal to a hundred meters. It is equivalent to 328.09 feet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the metric system, a unit of length equal to 100 meters, or 328 feet 1 inch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters


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  • Ten meters make one decameter; ten decameters make one hectometer; ten hectometers make one kilometer, and ten kilometers make one myriameter.

    The Metric System

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    Rational Review

  • m decameter dam decimeter dm hectometer hm centimeter cm kilometer km millimeter mm megameter



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