Deca definition

dekə
Ten.

Decane.

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In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da.
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Ten; the factor 101

Decane.

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A prefix that means “ten,” as in decahedron, a polygon having ten faces.
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Decagon.

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Origin of deca

  • < Gr deka, ten

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek deka- from deka ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek δέκα (deka, “ten”).

    From Wiktionary