Get Decimetre essential facts below. View Videos or join the Decimetre discussion. Add Decimetre to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Unit systemmetric
Unit oflength
SI units
imperial/US units0.32808 ft
 3.9370 in

The decimetre (SI symbol dm) or decimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one tenth of a metre (the International System of Units base unit of length), ten centimetres or 3.937 inches.[1]

The common non-SI metric unit of volume, the litre, is defined as one cubic decimetre (however, from 1901 to 1964, there was a slight difference between the two due to the litre being defined with respect to the kilogram rather than the metre).

See also


  1. ^ "decimeter - Dictionary Definition". Retrieved .

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Music Scenes