›› Measurement unit: decametre

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 decametre.


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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: decametre

decametre to palm [US, Roman major]
decametre to ken [Japan]
decametre to cubit [Roman]
decametre to faden [Switzerland]
decametre to league [nautical]
decametre to smoot
decametre to fathom [ancient]
decametre to metro
decametre to light year
decametre to meile [geographische]