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Centimeter
(noun)

- A unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter.
- A metric unit of measurement equal to 0.01 meters.

### Origin:

From the latin word "centum" meaning "one hundred" and the greek word "metron" meaning "measure".

### Examples:

- The room was three meters long and two meters wide, a total area of six square meters.
- The baby was 50 centimeters long at birth.
- The wall was painted with a ruler in centimeters and inches.
- He measured the length of the fish in centimeters before putting it back in the sea.
- The table was 150 centimeters long and 80 centimeters wide.