How to use centimeter in a sentence
If the waters had risen twenty more centimeters, I would have drowned.Japan’s Ishinomaki City Still Stricken from Tsunami | Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky | March 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The reenvisioned design will measure 24 centimeters in diameter and will retail for a cool $2,400.Lady Gaga To Collaborate With Versace; Chanel Hula Hoop Bag For Sale | The Fashion Beast Team | November 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
SMERSH estimated his height at “183 centimeters, weight 76 kilograms, slim build.”
But Elite subsequently dismissed her, saying her hips were too big by two centimeters (3/4 of an inch).
Marchildon starved herself and exercised relentlessly to try to lose the required two centimeters, but to no avail.
The product is then multiplied by the number of cubic centimeters voided in twenty-four hours and divided by 1000.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
At times they are set very close together; again they may be several centimeters apart.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
On one occasion a female was observed at a distance of about 50 centimeters away from a calling male sitting on a blade of grass.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala | William E. Duellman
Angular momentum one point one times ten to the twenty-first gram centimeters squared per second.Thin Edge | Gordon Randall Garrett
The terminal centimeters are thicker than the remainder of the rod, and on one side a vertical cavity about 0.5 cm.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
Scientific definitions for centimeter
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 0.01 meter. See Table at measurement.
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Cultural definitions for centimeter
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.