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Decagram \Dec"a*gram\, Decagramme \Dec"a*gramme\, n. [F. d['e]cagramme; Gr. de`ka ten + F. gramme. See Gram.] A weight of the metric system; ten grams, equal to about 154.32 grains avoirdupois. [1913 Webster] ||


n. 1 (SI-unit deca gram mass) 2 A ten pointed star.


n. 10 grams [syn: dekagram, dkg, dag]


Decagram may refer to:

  • 10 grams, or 0.01 kilogram, a unit of mass (also colloquially referred to as a dag)
  • Decagram (geometry), geometric figure

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Decagram (geometry)

In geometry, a decagram is a 10-point star polygon. There is one regular decagram, containing the vertices of a regular decagon, but connected by every third point. Its Schläfli symbol is {10/3}.

The name decagram combine a numeral prefix, deca-, with the Greek suffix -gram. The -gram suffix derives from γραμμῆς (grammēs) meaning a line.

Usage examples of "decagram".

The universal decagram, however, represents each of the possible emanations between the world of Knowledge and the worid of the Unknowable Infinite.