›› Measurement unit: decimetre

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 decimetre.


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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: decimetre

decimetre to mile [nautical, international]
decimetre to Scots foot
decimetre to kiloparsec
decimetre to nail
decimetre to cubit [Royal Egyptian]
decimetre to alen [Scandinavia]
decimetre to perch [Ireland]
decimetre to palmo [Texas]
decimetre to light minute
decimetre to quadrant