one hundredth of a metre
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How to use centimetre in a sentence
Distribute the crumbs in sterile Erlenmeyer flasks, sufficient to form a layer about one centimetre thick over the bottom of each.
Limit of allowable rate of twist in round numbers is, one-third turn per centimetre, in a fibre 0.01 cm.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
Now every centimetre contains the bacteria washed out from 0.1 gramme of the original food.
One cubic centimetre of the turbid broth contains the washings from 0.1 gramme of soil.
It was not until Thursday night, however, that the Germans brought their famous forty-two- centimetre guns into action.Fighting in Flanders | E. Alexander Powell