Definition of Centimetre

1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.

Exact synonyms: Centimeter, Cm
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: Millimeter, Millimetre, Mm
Group relationships: Decimeter, Decimetre, Dm



Definition of Centimetre

1. Noun. (SI-unit centi metre length) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centimetre

centiliter
centiliters
centilitre
centilitres
centillion
centillions
centiloquies
centiloquy
centime
centimes
centimeter
centimeter-gram-second
centimeter-gram-second system
centimeter-gram-second unit
centimeters
centimetre (current term)
centimetres
centimetric
centimo
centimorgan
centimorgans
centimos
centinel
centinels
centinewton
centinewtons
centinormal
centiped
centipede

Literary usage of Centimetre

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1. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"The cubic centimetre. Velocity, V.—Unit distance traversed in unit Acceleration, A.—The rate of change which will produce a change of velocity of one ..."

2. Chemical Handicraft: A Classified and Descriptive Catalogue of Chemical by John Joseph Griffin (1877)
"1 centimetre Cube of each = Y^O- atom, and is competent to neutralise 10100 atom ... Normal solution, containing 36-5 grammes in a Litre, 1 centimetre Cube ..."

3. Lessons in Elementary Practical Physics by Balfour Stewart, William Winson Haldane Gee, Charles Lightfoot Barnes (1885)
"Presuming that we are free to choose any unit of length we think proper, yet, if we have once chosen the centimetre as our unit of length, ..."

4. Lessons in Elementary Practical Physics by Balfour Stewart, William Winson Haldane Gee (1885)
"Presuming that we are free to choose any unit of length we think proper, yet, if we have once chosen the centimetre as our unit of length, ..."

5. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"Unit quantity of electricity in the CGS system of units is, accordingly, that quantity which placed at a distance of 1 centimetre from an equal quantity is ..."

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