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centimeter

 (cm) [sen´tĭ-me″ter]
one hundredth (10−2) of a meter.
cubic centimeter (cm3) (cc) a unit of capacity, being that of a cube each side of which measures 1 cm; equal to 1 mL.

cen·ti·me·ter (cm),

(sen'ti-mē'ter), Avoid the mispronunciation sahn'ti-mē-ter.
One hundredth of a meter; 0.3937008 inch.

centimeter

/cen·ti·me·ter/ (cm) (-me″ter) one hundredth (10−2) of a meter.
cubic centimeter  (cm3) (cc) a unit of capacity, being that of a cube each side of which measures 1 cm; equal to 1 mL.

centimeter (cm)

[sen′timē′tər]
Etymology: L, centum, hundred; Gk, metron, measure
the metric unit of measurement equal to one hundredth of a meter, or 0.3937 inch.

cen·ti·me·ter

(cm) (sen'ti-mē-tĕr)
One hundredth of a meter; 0.3937008 inch.
Synonym(s): centimetre.

centimeter

one-hundredth of a meter, or approximately 0.3937 inch; abbreviated cm.

cubic centimeter
a unit of capacity, being that of a cube 1 cm on a side; abbreviated cm3, cu.cm. or cc.
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