Definition of Myriameter

1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters.

Exact synonyms: Mym, Myriametre
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: Kilometer, Kilometre, Klick, Km



Definition of Myriameter

1. n. A metric measure of length, containing ten thousand meters. It is equal to 6.2137 miles.

Definition of Myriameter

1. Noun. (alternative form of myriametre) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myriameter

myriad
myriad(a)
myriads
myriadth
myriadths
myriagon
myriagons
myriagram
myriagramme
myriagrammes
myriagrams
myrialiter
myrialiters
myrialitre
myrialitres
myriameter (current term)
myriameters
myriametre
myriametres
myriapod
myriapods
myriarch
myriarchs
myriare
myriares
myrica
myricas
myricetin
myricetins
myricin

Literary usage of Myriameter

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1. Duties and Powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission: Hearings Before the by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States 58th Congress, 3d session, 1904-1905. Senate. [from old catalog] (1905)
"For each square myriameter we figure in our old Europe only 2.8 kilometers of track, one-third less than in the United States. Among all the States of the ..."

2. Numbers Applied: A Complete Arithmetic by Andrew Jackson Rickoff (1886)
"in a myriameter (Mm.) ? In a (Km.) ? ... (Hm.) in a myriameter (Mm.) ? In a Mometer (Km.) ? 4. How many Km. in a Mm. ? 5. What part of a m. is a decimeter ..."

3. A Mental Arithmetic: Based on Analysis and Induction by George Washington Hull (1896)
"myriameter? 2. Millimeters in a meter? Decimeter? Centimeter? 3. ... How many mill's in a myriameter? 10. How many miles in 24 kilometers ? ..."

4. Numbers Applied: A Complete Arithmetic for Intermediate and Grammar Schools by Andrew Jackson Rickoff (1886)
"The names of the denominations may be readily learned by repeating only parts of the names, thus: milli, centi, deci, meter, deka, hekto, kilo, myriameter. ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1866)
"... the new weights and measures to ом another, and to those at present in use among us : Names. 1 myriameter 1 kilometer 1 hectometer 1 decameter 1 METER ..."

6. Higher Arithmetic by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1900)
"A myriameter = 10000 meters. A kilometer (km) = 1000 " A ... A square myriameter = 100000000 square meters. ... A cubic myriameter = 1012 cubic meters. ..."

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