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Definition of "decimetre" []

  • An SI unit of length equal to 10−1 metres. (noun)

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Use "decimetre" in a sentence
  • "Each space of 1 decimetre is painted alternately red or blue."
  • "Of course, they could get over this difficulty if they would drop these names "decimetre" and "millimetre" altogether, and use other terms, new words altogether, having no relation to metre; each of these, then, would be a unit."
  • "Units: cubic cm (cm3) cubic ft (cu ft; ft3) 1 ft3 = 28.3 dm3 cubic decimetre (dm3) cubic yd (cu yd; yd3) 35.31 ft3 = 1 m3"