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Encyclopedia > Centimeters
cm redirects here, alternate uses: cm (disambiguation)

A centimetre (symbol cm; American spelling: centimeter) is an SI unit of length.


One centimetre is:

Unicode has symbols for "cm" (㎝), for square centimetre (㎠) and for cubic centimetre (㎤); however, they are intended to be used only with East Asian fixed-width CJK fonts, so that they take up exactly as much space as one Chinese character does.


millimetre << centimetre << decimetre


See also

External links

  • Length conversion: millimeters and micrometers to meters and prefixes (http://www.sengpielaudio.com/calculator-millimeter.htm)
  • Conversions of English and American length units to metric units (http://www.sengpielaudio.com/ConvLeng.htm)









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Centimeter (cm) definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms (152 words)
Centimeter (cm): A unit of measure in the metric system which is 1/100'th of a meter.
The centimeter is commonly used in medicine to state the size of objects or distance between points.
It may seem senseless to define a centimeter in a medical dictionary but in North American medicine (and medicine everywhere) today, length measurements are usually expressed in such metric units and not in inches or feet.
Centimeter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (106 words)
A centimeter is an SI unit of length.
Rulers have a place to measure centimeters on the other side of the place to measure inches.
See 1 E-2 m for a comparison with other lengths.
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