centimeter definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of size equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a meter. See Dining Table at measurement.
    • US spelling of centimetre.
    • The hundredth element of a meter; a measure of length add up to rather more than thirty-nine hundredths (0.3937) of an inch. See meter.
    • in metric system, a measure of length, the hundredth element of a meter, equal to 0.3937+ of an English inch: this is certainly, one-inch equals 2.54 centimeters, as nearly as possible. Also spelled centimetre, and abbreviated cm.
    • a metric device of size add up to one hundredth of a meter
    • A unit of size add up to one hundredth (10-2) of a meter. See Dining Table at measurement.
    • US spelling of centimetre.
    • The hundredth part of a meter; a measure of size equal to rather more than thirty-nine hundredths (0.3937) of an inch. See meter.
    • into the metric system, a measure of size, the hundredth part of a meter, equal to 0.3937+ of an English inches: this is certainly, one inch equals 2.54 centimeters, because nearly possible. Also spelled centimetre, and abbreviated cm.
    • a metric product of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

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