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centimeter

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

Simple Definition of centimeter

  • : a length equal to 1/100 meter

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of centimeter

1801

First Known Use of centimeter

1801

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CENTIMETER Defined for Kids

centimeter

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noun cen·ti·me·ter \ˈsen-tə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of centimeter for Students

  1. :  a unit of length equal to 1100 meter




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centimeter

noun cen·ti·me·ter

Medical Definition of centimeter

  1. :  a unit of length equal to 1100 meter



Variants of centimeter

or chiefly British

centimetre

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