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centimeter

sen tuh mee ter

  • n  a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

  • The products of billions of years of evolution, organisms occupy virtually every square centimeter of the planet's surfaces and fill nearly every imaginable niche.
  • But the quantity was only one cubic centimeter, i.
  • You can even hold it a half-centimeter above your mousing surface and get near-perfect tracking.
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  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in USA Today
    Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Bush "won't be able to harm even one centimeter of the sacred land of Iran" and promised continued defiance over Iran's nuclear activities.
  • Lou Piniella in SI.com
    The latest from the MRI was that there is a small tear in the quad,manager Lou Piniella said before Monday night's game against Houston. "It's about one centimeter. We think he'll be out four to six weeks. We think it will be around Labor...
  • Geoffrey Marcy in guardian.co.uk
    From the density of two grams per cubic centimeter - twice that of water - it must be 50% rock and about 50% water, with perhaps small amounts of hydrogen and helium,said Geoff Marcy, who leads the university's research group. "So this...

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