|≈||approximately equal to|
|digits||indicates that digits repeat infinitely (e.g. 8.294 369 corresponds to 8.294 369 369 369 369 …)|
Decimeter or decimetre is equal to 10-1 meter (unit of length), comes from a combination of the metric prefix deci (d) and the SI unit of length meter (m). Plural name is decimeters.
The palm is an obsolete anthropic unit of length, originally based on the width of the human palm and then variously standardized. The same name is also used for a second, rather larger unit based on the length of the human hand.