deci-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin decimus, tenth

PrefixEdit

SI prefix
d
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deci-

  1. Meaning a tenth part.
  2. 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

Usage notesEdit

  • Units formed using this prefix are not often used in official scientific contexts. For example, "1 dm" (one decimetre) would be written as "100 mm" or "0.1 m".

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛt͡si/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧ci

PrefixEdit

deci-

  1. deci-
    méter (meter) → deciméter (decimeter)

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ItalianEdit

PrefixEdit

deci-

  1. deci-

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 01:36