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cen·ti·me·ter

 (sĕn′tə-mē′tər)
n. Abbr. cm
A unit of length equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a meter. See Table at measurement.

cen•ti•me•ter

(ˈsɛn təˌmi tər)

n.
1/100 of a meter, equal to 0.3937 inch. Abbr.: cm
Also, esp. Brit.,cen′ti•me`tre.
[1795–1805; < French]

cen·ti·me·ter

(sĕn′tə-mē′tər)
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 0.01 meter. See Table at measurement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centimeter - a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a metercentimeter - a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
millimeter, millimetre, mm - a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
decimeter, decimetre, dm - a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
Translations
centimetr
centimeter
senttimetri
centimetar
センチメートル
센티미터
centimeter
centimeter
เซนติเมตร
centimet

centimeter

سَنْتِيمِتْر centimetr centimeter Zentimeter εκατοστό centímetro senttimetri centimètre centimetar centimetro センチメートル 센티미터 centimeter centimeter centymetr centímetro сантиметр centimeter เซนติเมตร santimetre centimet 厘米

cen·ti·me·ter

n. centímetro.

centimeter (cm)

n centímetro (cm); cubic — (cc) centímetro cúbico (cc)
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