Decimeter meaning

dĕs'ə-mē'tər
The definition of a decimeter is one tenth of a meter in length.

An example of a decimeter is the length of about 4 inches.

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A metric unit of length equal to one-tenth (10-1 ) of a meter.
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One tenth of a meter (3.937 inches)
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US spelling of decimetre.
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Origin of decimeter

  • deci- +‎ meter
    From Wiktionary