## decimeter

**Decimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**deci** prefix stands for 0.1 therefore, 1 decimeter = 0.1 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 decimeter is one tenth (1/10, 0.1) of a meter

The symbol for decimeter is

**dm**## millimeter

**Millimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**milli** prefix stands for 0.001 therefore, 1 millimeter = 0.001 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 millimeter is thousandth (1/1000) of a meter

The symbol for millimeter is

**mm**