|1 dm in ...||... is equal to ...|
|SI base units||0.1 m|
|imperial/US units|| 0.32808 ft|
The decimetre (or decimeter in American English; symbol: dm), is a unit of length in the International System of Units, equal to one tenth of a metre, ten centimetres, one hundred millimetres, and 3.937 inches.
The common non-SI metric unit of volume, the litre, is defined as one cubic decimetre, although, from 1901 to 1964, there was a slight difference between the two due to the litre being defined using the kilogram rather than the metre.
Markings of a ship's draft are shown in decimeters in most of the world.
- Metric prefix
- Orders of magnitude (length) § 1 decimetre
- Conversion of units, for comparison with other units of length.
- "decimeter - Dictionary Definition". Vocabulary.com. Retrieved 2021-01-03.