The fastest of them would not probably penetrate one centimetre in soft tissues.
Henle found they can travel one centimetre in three minutes.
I wave it away for a second, at the same time planting my straw as before, a straw sticking out nearly a centimetre.
Thus kilogramme means 1000 grammes, and centimetre means 1⁄100 of a metre.
The effect upon weight was more striking than upon height, as the average failure in height was one centimetre.
The first Krupp anti-aircraft field-piece was a 6.5 centimetre (2 9/16 inch) arm.
You're one metre seventy-eight in your socks, and a centimetre more without them?
Now every centimetre contains the bacteria washed out from 0.1 gramme of the original food.
They are supported by a slender pedicel, somewhat inflated at the top, the length of which does not exceed one centimetre.
The unit of work is that which is required to overcome a resistance of a dyne over a centimetre, and is called an Erg.
centimeter cen·ti·me·ter (sěn'tə-mē'tər)
A unit of length equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a meter.
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 0.01 meter. See Table at measurement.