Definition of centimetre in English:

centimetre

Line breaks: centi|metre
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛntɪmiːtə
 
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(US centimeter, abbreviation: cm)

noun

A metric unit of length, equal to one hundredth of a metre.
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  • The same numbers apply if I measure distance in miles or centimeters or any other unit.
  • Individual coal balls range from a few centimetres to over a metre in length.
  • Squid come in all sizes, from a centimetre to over a metre in length, and the life cycles of different species vary greatly.

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