Definition of hectometre in English:


Line breaks: hecto|metre
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛktə(ʊ)ˌmiːtə
(US hectometer
, abbreviation: hm)


  • A metric unit of length equal to one hundred metres.
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    • 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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