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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decimeter  \Dec"i*me`ter\,  Decimetre  \Dec"i*me`tre\,  n.  [F. 
  d['e]cim[`e]tre;  pref.  d['e]ci-  tenth  (fr.  L.  decimus)  + 
  m[`e]tre.  See  {Meter}.] 
  A  measure  of  length  in  the  metric  system;  one  tenth  of  a 
  meter,  equal  to  3.937  inches. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decimeter 
  n  :  a  metric  unit  of  length  equal  to  one  tenth  of  a  meter  [syn: 
  {decimetre},  {dm}] 




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