›› Measurement unit: dam

Full name: dekametre

Plural form: dekameters

Symbol: dam

Alternate spelling: dekametres

Category type: length

Scale factor: 10


›› Similar units

dekametre
decametre


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 dam.


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›› Definition: Dekameter

A decametre (American spelling: dekameter, symbol: dam) is a measurement of distance equal to ten metres. This measure is included mostly for completeness. It very rarely has any practical application.


›› Sample conversions: dam

dam to zeptometre
dam to shaftment [ancient]
dam to quarter [print]
dam to metric mile
dam to exametre
dam to palmo [Portuguese]
dam to league [ancient Celtic]
dam to foot [Netherlands]
dam to li [modern China]
dam to mile [Roman, ancient]