hectometre

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hectometre

(ˈhɛktəʊˌmiːtə) or

hectometer

n
(Units) one hundred metres: 1 hectometre is equivalent to 328.089 feet. Symbol: hm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hectometre - a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
decameter, decametre, dekameter, dekametre, dkm, dam - a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
kilometer, kilometre, klick, km - a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
References in periodicals archive ?
The reservoirs currently store 23,487 cubic hectometres (hm) of water, increasing in the last week by 233 cubic hectometres (0.
The controversy focused on the construction of infrastructure for the transfer of 1,050 cubic hectometres of water per annum from the Ebro River: from Catalonia (in the north-east) to the more arid regions of Valencia (in the east), Murcia (south-east) and Almeria (south) over more than 900 km, and along the Mediterranean coastline.
The reservoirs currently store 21,832 cubic hectometres (hm) of water, which represents an increase in the last week of 441hm (0.