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Noun: centimetre  'sen-ti,mee-tu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: centimeter)
  1. A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
    - centimeter [US], cm

Derived forms: centimetres

Type of: metric linear unit

Part of: decimeter [US], decimetre [Brit, Cdn], dm

Encyclopedia: Centimetre