How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"deci" is from "decimus" (tenth) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "tenth (0.1)" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Half a litre of orange juice contains seven and a half decigrams of potassium.|
|That means it hopes to reach sales of 14 million deciliters of vodka.|