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Definition of "deci" [deci]

  • An element, meaning ‘tenth,’ in the nomenclature of the metric system, as in decimeter, the tenth of a meter, decigram, the tenth of a gram, etc.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "deci" in a sentence
  • "They're used with a technique called deci (ph) which involves spraying a solvent onto a fingerprint."
  • "We want a unit with more precision, so we take advantage of the metric prefix "deci", meaning 10th."
  • "I am shocked at how insensitive MattY is for the needs and feelings of the mere deci-millionaires, who are really beginning to feel the heat compared to the centi-millionaires and billionaires."
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