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  • n. Plural form of centimeter.

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Examples

  • You can probably trace this to a lot of things at the time: emerging technology and the 3D rat race where everyone is showing off their tech prowess in centimeters and not yards; the assumption leftover from the sparsely-populated 8-bit days that the consumer would spend at least all month with a single game ...

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  • If you hold it about 2 centimeters from the tip you will lose leverage and even if you press you will understand that its not doing any good thus reminding you to loosen up.

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  • The official name of the design is “Fusion” and its dimensions are 140 x58 x99 h (in centimeters).

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  • Kids surely don't understand how much six million is -- but I'm not sure that seeing it in centimeters of shoelace is going to add anything to their understanding of the human impact.

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  • Right there, the four indentations, thirty-six centimeters from the right.

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  • Simply make the measurements in centimeters, choose the thickness and tint from a sample display on the counter, and in a few minutes you have perfect panes.

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  • Here's a reminder of what the various flood levels mean: above 140 centimeters is a flood emergency at 130 centimeters, 62% of the city is below water at 120 centimeters, 33% of the city is below water at 110 centimeters, 15% of the city is below water at 100 centimeters, 5% of the city is below water

    Spring Floods in Venice

  • Acccording to a UNESCO report cited in the book Venice Against the Sea by John Keahy, as well as another source: above 140 centimeters is a flood emergency at 130 centimeters, 62% of the city is below water at 120 centimeters, 33% of the city is below water at 110 centimeters, 15% of the city is below water at 100 centimeters, 5% of the city is below water between 80 and 100 centimeters, there is generally only flooding in central areas.

    Tidal Forecasts

  • The milestones of birthing are measured in centimeters.

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  • Well, when it finally arrived just over an hour ago, I would say it was about 40 centimeters, which is probably just about the size of this piece of paper.

    CNN Transcript Nov 15, 2006

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