Centimeter - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsentəˌmitər|
Brit.  |ˈsentəˌmitə|

noun

- a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter (syn: centimetre, cm)

Examples

the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation

unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter

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