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hecto- (h),

(hek'tō),
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify multiples of one hundred (102).
[G. hekaton, one hundred]

hecto- (h)

Etymology: Gk, hekaton, one hundred
prefix in the metric system indicating 100 units. For example, 1 hectometer equals 100 meters.

hecto-

(h)
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one hundred (102).
[G. hekaton, one hundred]

hecto-

word element. [Fr.] hundred; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 100 times (102) the size of the unit to which it is joined, e.g. hectoliter (100 liters); symbol h.