cm redirects here, alternate uses: cm (disambiguation)
A centimetre (abbreviation cm; American spelling: centimeter) is an SI unit of length.

One centimetre is:

  • one-hundredth of one metre
  • one-tenth of a decimetre
  • ten millimetres.

See 1 E-2 m for a comparison with other lengths.

See also: orders of magnitude, conversion of units

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