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Meaning of CENTIMETER

Pronunciation:  'sentu`meetur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
 

CENTIMETER is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: centimetre, cm
 
 See Also: decimeter, decimetre, dm, metric linear unit, millimeter, millimetre, mm

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cen"ti*me`ter\, Centimetre \Cen"ti*me`tre\, n. [F.
centim[`e]tre; centi- (L. centum) + m[`e]tre. See {Meter}.]
The hundredth part of a meter; a measure of length equal to
rather more than thirty-nine hundredths (0.3937) of an inch.
See {Meter}.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A metric unit of measurement of length.
 

 

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