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Centimeter definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CENTIMETER, n. In French measure, the hundredth part of a meter, rather more than 39-100 of an inch. English measure.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter [syn: centimeter, centimetre, cm]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1801 see metric system table

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Centimeter 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.




 


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