Definitions for **"Decade "**

a bit extreme but if it is that long, then I guess it's a disorder

a long enough period to allow us to put the LAPD officers trial in perspective

a long time and after the endless rounds of negotiations it does make sense to call it off if both sides are heading nowhere

A group or division of ten; esp., a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy.

A 10:1 increase or decrease of a variable, usually frequency. A 20dB/decade gain roll-off defines a gain change of 20dB each 10-fold increase or decrease in frequency. (6 dB/octave is equivalent to 20 dB/decade).

A group or assembly of ten units, e.g., a counter which counts to ten or a resistor box which inserts resistance quantities in multiples of powers of 10.

Decan.

Cellphones are now commonplace, but were not so a decade ago.

the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

a pretty good number if everything moves along without a hitch

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