›› Measurement unit: decameter

Full name: decametre

Plural form: decameters

Symbol: dam

Alternate spelling: decametres

Category type: length

Scale factor: 10


›› SI unit: metre

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


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›› Definition: Decameter

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: decameter

decameter to femtometre
decameter to barleycorn
decameter to township
decameter to perch
decameter to pulgada
decameter to furlong [survey]
decameter to lap [competition]
decameter to palmo [Portuguese]
decameter to foot [Netherlands]
decameter to shaftment [ancient]