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centimeter

(sent'i-met?er) [ centi- + -meter],

cm

One hundredth of a meter.

cubic centimeter

Abbreviation: cc, cm3
In the metric system, a unit of volume equal to that of a cube 1 cm on a side. It is functionally equivalent to a milliliter.

CAUTION!

The common abbreviation cc is considered a dangerous abbreviation. The preferred abbreviation is mL.
See: milliliter; mL

square centimeter

Abbreviation: cm2
In the metric system, a unit of area equal to that of a square 1 cm on a side.
See: metric system

square centimeter

Abbreviation: cm2
In the metric system, a unit of area equal to that of a square 1 cm on a side.
See also: centimeter

cm2

square centimeter.