Definition of decagram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdekəˌɡram/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also dekagram)


A metric unit of mass or weight, equal to 10 grams.
Example sentences
  • These weights are in decagrams, the most common measure for market goods in Poland. 100 decagrams = 1 kilogram. 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds.
  • It happened because yesterday I weighed 20 decagrams of noodles and sneaked a spoonful.
  • Thus 20 decagrams of sugar is approximately 1 cup of sugar.

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Syllabification: dec·a·gram

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