hecto-

See also: hecto

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EtymologyEdit

From French, from Ancient Greek ἑκατόν (hekaton, hundred).

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SI prefix
h
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hecto-

  1. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 100. Symbol: h

Usage notesEdit

This prefix is not used in official scientific contexts. For example, "1 hm" (one hectometre) is written instead as either "100 m" or "0.1 km".

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FrenchEdit

PrefixEdit

hecto-

  1. hecto-
Last modified on 4 February 2014, at 19:56