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cm

or cm

1.
centimeter; centimeters.

Cm

Symbol, Chemistry.
1.

CM

1.
Christian male.
2.
Common Market.

c.m.

1.
church missionary.
2.
common meter.
3.
corresponding member.

C.M.

Roman Catholic Church.
1.
Congregation of the Mission.

c/m

1.
(of capital stocks) call of more.
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British Dictionary definitions for cm

cm1

symbol
1.
centimetre

cm2

abbreviation
1.
Cameroon

Cm

Chemical symbol
1.
curium

CM

abbreviation
1.
Member of the Order of Canada
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cm in Medicine

cm abbr.
centimeter

cM abbr.
centimorgan

Cm
The symbol for the element curium.

CM abbr.
Latin Chirurgiae Magister (Master in Surgery)

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cm in Science
cm  
Abbreviation of centimeter
Cm  
The symbol for curium.
curium
  (kyr'ē-əm)   
Symbol Cm
A synthetic, silvery-white, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is produced artificially from plutonium or americium. Curium isotopes are used to provide electricity for satellites and space probes. Its most stable isotope has a half-life of 16.4 million years. Atomic number 96; melting point (estimated) 1,350°C; valence 3. See Periodic Table.
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