›› Measurement unit: decimeter

Full name: decimetre

Plural form: decimeters

Symbol: dm

Alternate spelling: decimetres

Category type: length

Scale factor: 0.1


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 10 decimeter.


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›› Definition: Decimeter

A decimetre (US: decimeter; symbol: dm) is a measurement of length, measuring 10 centimetres or one-tenth of a metre.


›› Sample conversions: decimeter

decimeter to yoctometre
decimeter to foot [Rome]
decimeter to mile [survey]
decimeter to meile [North Germany]
decimeter to palmo [Texas]
decimeter to lug
decimeter to braza [Argentina]
decimeter to rod [international]
decimeter to palm [US, Roman major]
decimeter to hubble