›› 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 [statute]
decimetre to foot
decimetre to foot [survey]
decimetre to range
decimetre to metre
decimetre to chain [Gunter, survey]
decimetre to mile [statute, international]
decimetre to palm [Britain, Roman minor]
decimetre to furlong [international]
decimetre to lug [great]