Definition of hectometre in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɛktə(ʊ)ˌmiːtə/
(US hectometer , abbreviation hm)


A metric unit of length equal to one hundred metres.
Example sentences
  • Spain's rivers receive approximately 106,000 cubic hectometres of water from rain and snow.
  • The template is removed and the original decimal point erased leaving a resultant number in hectometers.
  • Multiply a hectometre by 10 and get a kilometre.

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