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[hek-luh] /ˈhɛk lə/

an active volcano in SW Iceland. 4892 feet (1491 meters).
a volcano in SW Iceland: several craters, subject to fairly frequent eruptions in recent times. Height: 1491 m (4892 ft)


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    1. a combining form meaning “hundred,” used in the formation of compound words: hectograph; hectogram. 1. variant of : hektometer. prefix 1. denoting 100: hectogram, h hecto- or hect- pref. One hundred (102): hectogram.

  • Hektare

    [hek-tair] /ˈhɛk tɛər/ noun 1. . [hek-tair] /ˈhɛk tɛər/ noun 1. a unit of surface, or land, measure equal to 100 , or 10,000 square meters: equivalent to 2.471 acres. Abbreviation: ha. /ˈhɛktɑː/ noun 1. one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres ha n. 1810, from French […]

  • Hekto-

    1. variant of : hektometer.

  • Hektogram

    [hek-tuh-gram] /ˈhɛk təˌgræm/ noun 1. . [hek-tuh-gram] /ˈhɛk təˌgræm/ noun 1. a unit of mass or weight equal to 100 grams, equivalent to 3.527 ounces avoirdupois. Abbreviation: hg. /ˈhɛktəʊˌɡræm/ noun 1. one hundred grams. 1 hectogram is equivalent to 3.527 ounces hg

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