Deci definition

desi, desə
A prefix that means “one tenth,” as in deciliter, one tenth of a liter.
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Meaning a tenth part.
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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 10-1. Symbol: d.
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One tenth (10-1 ).

Deciliter.

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One tenth part of; the factor 10-1

Decigram.

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Origin of deci

  • Fr deci- < L decimus, tenth < decem, ten

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

  • French déci- from Latin decimus tenth from decem ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin decimus, tenth

    From Wiktionary