›› 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.


›› Convert decameter to another unit

Convert decameter to  

Valid units must be of the length type.
You can use this form to select from known units:

Convert decameter to  


›› 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 miil (mijl) [Danish]
decameter to alen [Danish]
decameter to didot point
decameter to heer
decameter to lug
decameter to mille [French]
decameter to foot [Rome]
decameter to legua
decameter to chain [Ramsden, engineer]
decameter to diraa [Egypt]