Definition of decametre in English:


Line breaks: deca|metre
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛkəmiːtə
(US decameter, dekameter
, abbreviation: dam; US also dkm)


  • A metric unit of length, equal to 10 metres.
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    • In this study, we also used the horizontal visibility data determined by meteorological observers in decameters (dm).
    • ‘There's a boat on our tail, and they sent a warning shot about fifty decameters from the boat,’ Armon yelled.



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  • The other big problem is that Jupiter does not transmit constantly at decametric wavelengths.
  • A brief historical summary is followed by a review of current observations of Jupiter's decametric radiation.
  • The emissions we can hear are often referred to as decametric noise storms, because the waves are tens of meters long.

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