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centimeter

noun cen·ti·me·ter \ˈsen-tə-ˌmē-tər, ˈsän-\

: a length equal to 1/100 meter

Full Definition of CENTIMETER

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First Known Use of CENTIMETER

1801

Other Weights and Measures Terms

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CENTIMETER Defined for Kids

centimeter

noun cen·ti·me·ter \ˈsen-tə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of CENTIMETER for Kids

:  a unit of length equal to 1100 meter
Medical Dictionary

centimeter

noun cen·ti·me·ter

Medical Definition of CENTIMETER

:  a unit of length equal to 1100 meter

Variants of CENTIMETER

cen·ti·me·ter or chiefly British cen·ti·me·tre \ˈsent-ə-ˌmēt-ər, ˈsänt-\

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