square centimeter


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square centimeter (cm)2

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a unit of area measurement equivalent to 1 centimeter in length multiplied by 1 centimeter in width, where one centimeter equals 0.3937 inch or 0.03281 foot.

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
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By contrast, the number 12 copper wire used in most homes carries only 800 amperes of current per square centimeter.
PEEL employs robust, water-based and self-optimizing surface chemistry to fabricate ultrathin films up to 100 square centimeters or more in area.
6 square centimeters of board surface area, where all the electronics are built into the package.
According to a 1999 EU decision that was meant to have been fully implemented on January 1, hens should be reared in cages of at least 750 square centimeters.
of Calgary, Canada) explain in their introduction, is a device that integrates one or several laboratory functions on a single chip of some square millimeters to a few square centimeters in size.
Meth becomes airborne during production and settles on surfaces at up to 16,000 micro-grams per 100 square centimeters ([micro]g/100 [cm.
Currently, the minimum cage stocking density for adult layers required by the United Egg Producers is 342 square centimeters (53 square inches) and will be increased to 432 square centimeters (67 square inches) by the year 2012.
Although its collecting area of 5,200 square centimeters is only half that of the BATSE detectors on the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory, BAT will be five times more sensitive and offer a tenfold improvement in angular resolution.
Eleven-month-old Rosa Olvera was in critical but stable condition at Northridge Hospital Medical Center following Wednesday's operation, in which 350 square centimeters of skin from her buttocks were transplanted to her right side and back.
About 30 square centimeters are abraded in a series of arcs.
Following on the success of our Othello-G chipset, which significantly decreased the size of the radio in GSM/GPRS, we are now able to reduce board space in W-CDMA terminals to a mere 5 square centimeters - less than one square inch," said Christian Kermarrec, vice president, RF and Wireless Systems, Analog Devices, Inc.
Integrates full digital power management capabilities in less than two square centimeters of board space.