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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. centimeter
  • abbr. circular mil

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for the centimeter (centimetre), an SI unit of length equal to 10−2 meters (metres).
  • n. A Roman numeral representing nine hundred (900).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • the abbreviation for centimeter.
  • the chemical symbol for the element curium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of common meter double.
  • An abbreviation of Companion of St. Michael and St. George. See order.
  • An abbreviation of Church Missionary Society.
  • An abbreviation of the Latin cras mane sumendus, in medical prescriptions, ‘to be taken to-morrow morning.’
  • n. A contraction of centimeter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
  • n. a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

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  • Cm. Chemical element symbol for Curium.

    December 16, 2007