decimeter


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dec·i·me·ter

(des'i-mē'tĕr),
One tenth of a meter.

decimeter (dm)

a unit of length in the metric system equal to 10 centimeters or one tenth of a meter.

dec·i·me·ter

(des'i-mē-tĕr)
One tenth of a meter.
Synonym(s): decimetre.

decimeter

(dĕs′ĭ-mē″tĕr) [″ + Gr. metron, measure]
One tenth of a meter.
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The GPS Pathfinder ProXRT receiver brings H-Star technology to the field in real time; just connect to a VRS(TM) network or a local base station correction source and collect decimeter (10 cm / 4 inch) or subfoot (<30 cm) positions in the field.
The sub- meter requirement has quickly become the decimeter requirement for these applications, and real-time GPS measurements are an efficient way to compile and compare large quantities of geographically referenced data," said Pierre Desjardins, manager for Trimble's GNSS Infrastructure business area.
The receiver combines a high- performance GPS receiver with Trimble(R) H-Star(TM) technology, OmniSTAR correction capability, and optional GLONASS capability to provide various levels of positioning accuracies-from submeter to decimeter (10 centimeter) accuracy.
Trimble's Decimeter Processor(TM) software option enables GeoExplorer(TM) data to be processed to sub-meter accuracy (for demanding applications, such as electric utility facilities management).