from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation centimeter
  • abbreviation circular mil

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
  • noun 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