Noun
/ˈsentəˌmētər/,/ˈsän/,
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centimeters, plural; centimetres, plural;

A metric unit of length, equal to one hundredth of a meter
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 a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
 A centimetre (American spelling: centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, which is the current SI base unit of length. Centi is the SI prefix for a factor of . ...
 US spelling of centimetre
 Unit of measurement used to describe cervical dilation.
 Measurement: An SI (metric) unit of measurement equal to .39 inches or 1/100th of a meter.
 A metric unit of linear measure. One centimeter equals about 0.4 inch, and one inch equals about 2.5 centimeters. One foot is equal to approximately 30 centimeters.
 0.01 meter; 0.394 inch; about 2.5 cm = 1 inch.
 A metric unit of length equivalent to 0.01 meters.
 10 millimeters = 0.39 inches.