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  1. Deci

    Prefix originally used in the metric system to signify one-tenth of, now extended to general scientific units. Thus decimeter means one-tenth of a meter; decigram, one-tenth of a gram.

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  1. Deci-

    Deci is a unit prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of one tenth. Adopted in 1795, the prefix comes from the Latin decimus, meaning tenth. Its most frequent use is in the non-SI unit, the decibel, used to measure sound intensity and many other ratios. Example: A CD is about 12 centimeters or 1.2 decimeters.

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