›› Measurement unit: dekameter

Full name: dekametre

Plural form: dekameters

Symbol: dam

Alternate spelling: dekametres

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 dekameter.


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›› Definition: Dekameter

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: dekameter

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dekameter to stride [great]
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dekameter to line
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