›› Measurement unit: dam

Full name: dekametre

Plural form: dekameters

Symbol: dam

Alternate spelling: dekametres

Category type: length

Scale factor: 10

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›› 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 pe [Portuguese]
dam to pearl
dam to perch
dam to mile [Scottish]
dam to link [Ramden, engineer]
dam to faden [Austria]
dam to dong [Vietnam]
dam to fathom [ancient]
dam to city block [East U.S.]
dam to braza [Texas]