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  • n. Plural form of centimetre.

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Examples

  • Now it falls in centimetres and paralyses the country.

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  • He raised the gun, focusing his sight down the barrel, trying to make out distinct shapes amongst the thin but plentiful branches hanging only centimetres from the ground.

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  • It will look as if the actresses are only a few centimetres from the audience.

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  • Flipping open the phone, holding the screen the requisite five centimetres from the tip of my nose, I read “Missed call: G7.”

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  • You would be hard-pressed to find anyone who knows their height in centimetres, for instance.

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  • For example, the little cube which has a base of 2 centimetres is double the size, as to base, of the smallest cube which has a base of 1 centimetre, while the largest cube having a base of 10 centimetres, differs by barely 1/10 from the base of the cube next it in the series (the one of 9 centimetres base).

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  • The templates are made of paper and come in “average” sizes which you trim to your exact specifications (they show measurements in inches and centimetres, which is nice for us metric-types).

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  • The templates are made of paper and come in “average” sizes which you trim to your exact specifications they show measurements in inches and centimetres, which is nice for us metric-types.

    Use templates to help arrange furniture | Lifehacker Australia

  • From this new platform, the pyramid will rise majestically in the air, and of it we already discover thirteen floors (the pyramid will be completed with one more), each of four metres fifty centimetres, that is to say a height of fifty eight metres, or about one hundred and eighty feet.

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  • "The brain size of the juvenile was between 420 and 450 cubic centimetres, which is small, but the shape of the brain seems to be more advanced than that of Australopithecines," researchers said.

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