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# What word means a unit of measurement equal to one thousand meters?

## What word means a unit of measurement equal to one thousand meters?

kilometer, kilometre, klick, km. a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

## What is the metric unit for meter?

The Metric System

nanometer(nm) 11,000,000,000 of a meter
millimeter(mm) 11000 of a meter
centimeter(cm) 1100 of a meter
decimeter(dm) 110 of a meter
meter(m) 1 meter

What is a metric unit of length that is equal to one tenth of a meter?

decimetre
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.

### What unit is 1000000 times greater than the basic metric unit?

Prefixes in the Metric System
kilo- hecto- meter gram liter
1,000 times larger than base unit 100 times larger than base unit base units

### How big is a metric unit of measure?

Now up your study game with Learn mode. a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter, A metric unit of linear measure equal to 1/1000 of a meter. a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints)

What are the prefixes for the metric system in order?

In the metric system of measurement, designations of multiples and subdivision of any unit may be arrived at by combining with the name of the unit the prefixes deka, hecto, and kilo meaning, respectively, 10, 100, and 1000, and deci, centi, and milli, meaning, respectively, one-tenth, one-hundredth, and one-thousandth.

## Which is larger 1 centimeter or 1 meter?

1 decimeter (dm) = 100 millimeters. 100 centimeter =. 1 meter (m) = 1,000 millimeters. 1000 meters =. 1 kilometer (km)

## What does NIST say about writing with metric units?

Guidance is provided to aid general public use of the metric system. Writing with Metric Units discusses common best practices for effectively using SI practices in written communications and is based on NIST LC 1137, Metric Style Guide for the News Media. FAQ: How do I pronounce the prefix giga?