# square centimeter

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## square centimeter

Abbreviation: cm2
In the metric system, a unit of area equal to that of a square 1 cm on a side.
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Cook's class used this method to determine an area of 15 2/3 or 15.6666667 square centimeters for her heart.
No yellow sand blew into the city in 1995 and the pollen count was 20,000 per square centimeter.
"We have so far been able to cool about 420 watts per square centimeter and ultimately expect to increase that to 1,000 watts per square centimeter."
They cover your skin five million to the square centimeter, feeding off your body's oils and sweat.
The product is "kind of like a Post-it," Messersmith says, albeit only half a square centimeter in size.
"The test cells produced an initial power density of 575 milliwatts per square centimeter at 0.7 volts nominal in full-size stacks, bettering [DOE's] target of 500 milliwatts per square centimeter."
New York City's Housing Maintenance Code requires the owners of multiple dwellings to remove or cover paint, or other similar materials, which has a reading of 0.7 milligrams of lead per square centimeter or greater or containing more than 0.5 percent of metallic lead in apartment units where a child six years of age or under resides.
They exposed the co-catalyst sensitized nanotubes to sunlight for 2.5 to 3.5 hours when the sun produced between 102 and 75 milliwatts for each square centimeter exposed.
Bombardment by about 10 trillion ions per square centimeter formed mostly straight lines spaced about 460 nm apart.
According to Sandia, researchers have already demonstrated that the SPEA is capable of operating at temperatures as high as 140 degrees Celsius (C), "producing a peak power of 1.1 watts per square centimeter at two amps per square centimeter at 80 degrees C."
Flipping one bit, for instance, requires the equivalent of 5 million amperes of current per square centimeter. By contrast, ordinary household wiring carries current densities that reach only a few hundred amperes per square centimeter.
According to officials, the DMFC is capable of generating 1.5 megawatts (MW) per square centimeter when fueled with hydrogen and oxygen, and 50 MW when fueled with methanol.

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