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/ˈdekād/,
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decades, plural;
  1. A period of ten years
    • - he taught at the university for nearly a decade
  2. A period of ten years beginning with a year ending in 0
    • - the fourth decade of the nineteenth century
  3. A set, series, or group of ten, in particular

  4. Each of the five divisions of each chapter of the rosary


  1. a period of 10 years
  2. ten: the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
  3. A decade is a period of ten years. The word is derived (via French) from the Ancient Greek dekas which means ten.
  4. The following is a list and description of Beanie Babies made by Ty, Inc. This list is heavily incomplete.
  5. Decade (Live at the El Mocambo) is the first live CD/DVD from the Ontario post-hardcore band Silverstein, released on June 8, 2010. On April 23, 2010, the band announced through their official Facebook page that the live album was to be released on June 8, 2010. ...
  6. One decade is a factor of 10 difference between two numbers (an order of magnitude difference) measured on a logarithmic scale. It is especially useful when referring to frequencies and when describing frequency response of electronic systems, such as audio amplifiers and filters.
  7. Decade is a triple album compilation by Neil Young, released in 1977, now available on two compact discs. It contains 35 of Young's songs recorded between 1966 and 1976, among them five tracks that had been unreleased up to that point. It peaked at #43 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart.
  8. Decade also known by the name of Ten-Twenty-Thirty is a solitaire card game played with a traditional 52 card deck that is akin to another solitaire game called Accordion. Like Accordion, it is traditionally played with the cards in a line. ...
  9. A Decade is Canadian alternative rock band Our Lady Peace's first compilation album, released on November 21, 2006 in Canada, and November 28, 2006 in the United States. ...
  10. (Decades) This is a list of decades from the 17th century BC to the present century, including links to corresponding articles with more information about them.
  11. (decadic) of, or relating to a decimal system; to the base ten
  12. (Decades) 1840s in football | 1850s in football | 1860s in football
  13. (Decades (92)) Heinrich Bullinger; were required reading for the clergy during Elizabeth's reign. A collection of sermons. Deutero-Isaiah (34): Writer of Isaiah 45-55, about 100 years after Isaiah's death.
  14. (Decades) There are four different Decades fight-worn memorabilia cards. Each card depicts four boxers from the decade noted on the card. Each card includes four pieces of fight-worn memorabilia. There are 20 of each silver version and 10 of each gold version.
  15. The interval between two frequencies which differ by exactly 10:1.
  16. The ten-day week of the republican calendar.
  17. Ten times any quantity or frequency range. The range of the human ear is about 3 decades.
  18. A frequency ratio of 10 to 1, such as 1 Hz to 10 Hz, 10 kHz to 100 kHz, or 30 MHz to 300 MHz. One decade is equal to 3.32 octaves.
  19. A 10:1 increase or decrease of a variable, usually frequency.  A 20 dB/decade gain roll-off defines a gain change of 20 dB for each 10-fold increase or decrease in frequency.  Note that 6dB/octave is equivalent to 20 dB/decade.
  20. A rosary is made of five sets of decades. Each decade has one bead which is separated from a group of ten beads. The "Our Father" (Lord's Prayer) is said on the single bead. The "Hail Mary" is said on the ten beads. (There are ten prayers to Mary for every one prayer to God. ...
  21. a traditional unit of quantity equal to 10. Also called the decad. 10 years, 10 days or 1/3 month. In medieval English this unit was anglicized as the dicker.