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- Meaning a tenth part.
- In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-1. Symbol: d
- Usage note: The units made using this prefix are not used in official scientific contexts. For example, "1 dm" (one decimetre) is written instead as either "100 mm" or "0.1 m".
- Finnish: desi-
- French: déci-
- Italian: deci-
- Japanese: デシ (deshi)
- Russian: деци- (detsi-)
- Swedish: deci-
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