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dec|i|met|ric
dec|i|met|ric «DEHS uh MEHT rihk», adjective.
1. having to do with decimeters; measured in decimeters.
2. of or having to do with radio waves ranging from 0.1 to 1 meter in length, or a frequency of 300 to 3000 megahertz: »

This magnetosphere is believed to be the source of the decimetric (not to be confused with the dekametric) radio emanations that come from the planet [Jupiter] (Science News).


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  • dec|a|met|ric — «DEHK uh MEHT rihk», adjective. 1. of or having to do with decameters; measured in decameters. 2. of or having to do with radio waves ranging from 10 to 100 meters in length, or a frequency of 3 to 30 megahertz: »Storms have been observed at… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • met·ric — /ˈmɛtrık/ adj 1 : of, relating to, or based on the metric system The metric unit of energy is the “joule.” a metric wrench [=a wrench that is sized according to the metric system] 2 : ↑metrical metri …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|sym|met|ric — «AY suh MEHT rihk, AS uh », adjective. 1. not symmetrical; lacking symmetry. 2. Logic. denoting a relationship between terms which cannot be reversed. In “John is the father of Bill,” is the father of is asymmetric. –a´sym|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • bar|o|met|ric — «BAR uh MEHT rihk», adjective. 1. of a barometer. 2. indicated by a barometer: »Low barometric pressure is a sign of a possible storm. –bar´o|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|o|met|ric — «BY uh MEHT rihk», adjective. of or having to do with biometry. –bi´o|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • chron|o|met|ric — «KRON uh MEHT rihk», adjective. of or having to do with chronometry; relating to the measurement of time. –chron´o|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • cli|o|met|ric — «KLY oh MEHT rihk», adjective. of or having to do with cliometrics. –cli´o|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • den|si|met|ric — «DEHN suh MEHT rihk», adjective. of or by a densimeter: »a densimetric analysis. –den´si|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas|o|met|ric — «GAS uh MEHT rihk», adjective. having to do with gasometry. –gas´o|met´ri|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary


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