Full name: dekametre
Plural form: dekameters
Alternate spelling: dekametres
Category type: length
Scale factor: 10
The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 dam.
Valid units must be of the length type.
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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.