• WordNet 3.6
    • n cm a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
    • n Cm a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The largest spider ever was the Megarachne which had a diameter of 50 cm. The fossil was found in Argentina
    • n cm A contraction of centimeter.
    • cm An abbreviation of common meter double.
    • cm An abbreviation of Companion of St. Michael and St. George. See order.
    • cm An abbreviation of Church Missionary Society.
    • cm An abbreviation of the Latin cras mane sumendus, in medical prescriptions, ‘to be taken to-morrow morning.’
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In literature:

Fold a sheet of writing paper into a tube whose diameter is about three cm.
"The Galaxy" by Various
Fruit: Length 20 cm 60 cm 9 cm 7 to 12 cm.
"Philippine Mats" by Hugo H. Miller
Aethalium globoid, very small, 1 cm.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
One end of a closed shallow cylinder, about 4 cm.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
We sty hr lng nuff thy fnd out we nt thr & cm bck lkng fr us.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Before escaping from the pods, the small end of the seed contains a cluster of spreading silky hairs (coma) 2-3 cm.
"Seeds of Michigan Weeds" by W. J. (William James) Beal
When these sprouts are 30 to 50 cm.
"The Cocoanut" by William S. Lyon
In order to cover a lantern slide 8-1/2 cm.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
When these branches are from 80 cm.
"Cacao Culture in the Philippines" by William S. Lyon
Take two tubes about 35 cm.
"The Methods of Glass Blowing and of Working Silica in the Oxy-Gas Flame" by W. A. Shenstone

In poetry:

An' when I'se been by Danube, an' when I'se been by Rhine,
Tryin' to onderstand 'cm, my homin' heart 'ud pine
For t' music o' my ain becks 'at spring 'mang boggy peat,
Wheer lapwings cry an' moorlarks lift prayers sae pure an' sweet.
"Yorkshire Five (Aire, Wharfe, Nidd, Ure and Swale)" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe

In news:

Ducks Echo Sound's Perfect Pickle is a miniature chain hoist controller designed and tested over five years on national theatrical tours by Andy Leviss, an IATSE Local One stagehand and certified CM hoist technician.
Not only the self-proclaimed "Best in the World," CM Punk is also one of the best on the microphone, his own personal pipe bomb .
CM Punk vs Dolph Ziggler.
Kahr Arms added to their new CM series of Kahr pistols - the CM40.
The plastic bag tie is molded in polyethylene and is 18 cm long.
Like the 2-and 3-cm slabs, which are also available through Verona Marble Co, each tile is a total collage of vibrant and radiant colors with its own unique appearance.
The likelihood of having post-extubation stridor is increased if there is no air leak below 20 cm H2O ( predictive value 62%).
Prentice Hall Health Question and Answer Review of Dental Hygiene 5th Edition 2002 Barnes, CM and Sensat, ML ISBN: 083850342X Publisher: Prentice Hall.
Prestige Variable CM, one of several pleasantly stout fiber-based papers manufactured in France by Bergger, has a richness and luminosity that has almost become a thing of the past.
How to Earn CM Credit for Previous Tuesdays at APA.
The PowerSure CM Series also features remote indication of protection status via both LEDs and summary alarm contacts.
WWE Superstar CM Punk 's official profile, featuring bio, exclusive videos, photos, career highlights and more.
I turn on "WWE 13" and pick to fight as CM Punk , but before I select his opponent, I figure, who better to ask than the man himself.
Chris Brown Calls CM Punk 's Video 'Cute,' Continues to Rant on Twitter.
Mary's makes quick work of CM/C.

In science:

Individual crystal module is 20 cm long with a hexagonal cross-section of 2 cm edge.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
A, where A = 1 j=1 zj d ¯zj − ¯zj dzj is a connection form on the trivial bundle L = Cm × C → Cm .
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
In the case of Cm , the circle bundle is the reduced Heisenberg group Hm red , which is a discrete quotient of the simply connected Heisenberg group Cm × R.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
The second example is the linear model Cm × C → Cm for positive line bundles L → M over K¨ahler manifolds and their associated Szeg¨o kernels.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
It is the principal S 1 bundle over Cm associated to the line bundle LH = Cm × C.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds