Decistere

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Decistere (Metric System) The tenth part of the stere or cubic meter, equal to 3.531 cubic feet. See Stere.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n decistere In the metric system, a cubic measure, equal to the tenth part of a stere, or 3.532 cubic feet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Decistere des-i-stār a cubic measure equal to 1⁄10 stere.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. décistère,; pref. déci-, tenth (fr. L. decimus,) + stère, a stere