Definitions

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  • adj. Measured in centimetres
  • adj. Having dimensions in the order of centimetres

Etymologies

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centi- +‎ metric

Examples

  • Advances in centimetric radar and in detecting or jamming sensors and communications set a precedent for the future.

    On Yankee Station

  • At last he begins to distinguish the _degrees of the various attributes_, arranging a series of objects in gradation, such as the tablets which show the various degrees of intensity of the same chromatic tone; the bells which produce the notes of an octave, the objects which represent length in decimal proportions, or thickness in centimetric proportions, etc.

    Spontaneous Activity in Education

  • The Rose showing consists of a number of en-echelon pegmatite dikes, individually up to 15 m wide, crosscut by centimetric quartz veins.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Spodumene and lepidolite (a potassium lithium aluminum silicate) can form centimetric lenses locally composing up to 40% of the pegmatites.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • The regional prospecting program delineated a 10 km2 area of interest which includes, among others, a centimetric gold bearing quartz vein (up to 30 cm in width) with the first sample yielding 11.6 g/t in gold and 42.7 g/t in silver

    Latest News from SYS-CON MEDIA

  • The Germans were able to recover much of the H2S parts from the wreckage, and were shocked to realise the advances made by British and US engineers, especially the secret Magnetron valve which had made centimetric wavelengths possible.

    FREE MARKET FAIRY TALES

  • (a potassium lithium aluminum silicate) can form centimetric lenses locally composing up to

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Crofts manned one of the RAF’s centimetric radar posts, and all spring he and his colleagues had intently scanned the progress of the invasion rehearsals on their screen.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

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