Centimeter (noun)

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


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


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