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  Centimetre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A centimetre (US: centimeter) is a factor of the SI unit of length: there are one hundred centimeters in the base unit of measure, the metre.
A centimetre is approximately the width of an adult fingernail or the fl keys of a piano.
One cubic centimetre in volume is equal to one millilitre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Centimetre   (173 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Centimetre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The swap partners were determined during the scheduling (virtually all centimetre projects were considered as a potential partner to swap with a millimetre proposal), generally not by the observers.
Although the centimetre observer was alerted to this during the early stage of the observation, they were not in a position to resolve the problem.
A centimetre of capacitance is the capacitance between a sphere of radius 1 cm in vacuum and infinity.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Centimetre   (769 words)

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Decimal time of day had been introduced in France two years earlier, but was set aside at the same time the metric system was inaugurated, and did not follow the metric pattern of a base unit and prefixed units.
These include gravitational systems, the centimetre gram second system of units">centimetre-gram-second systems (cgs) useful in science, the second system of units">metre-tonne-second system (mts) once used in the USSR and the metre-kilogram-second system of units (mks) most commonly used today.
The abcoulomb (abC or aC) or electromagnetic unit of charge (emu of charge) is the basic physical unit of electric charge in the centimetre gram second system of units">centimetre gram second system of units.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/c/Centimetre-gram-second-system-of-units.htm   (638 words)

 3mm weather Predictions and 2002 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If the weather was poor when the 3mm project came to observe, then the centimetre project could be swapped in, and the 3mm project deferred to the centimetre slot.
The centimetre proposer was responsible for observing the centimetre program only if the swap did not happen.
A disadvantage of the swap scheme has been that the centimetre observers have had little say in whether their project is a suitable candidate for swapping.
www.atnf.csiro.au /observers/docs/3mm/weather/2002.html   (1021 words)

 Centimetre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
: cm redirects here, alternate uses: cm (disambiguation) A centimetre (symbol cm ; American spelling : centimeter) is an SI unit of length.
An and MKS subunit of length, equal to one-hundredth of a metre.
A unit of volume equal to that of a cube having sides each one centimetre in length, commonly used in fluid measure and for engine sizes.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Centimetre.html   (219 words)

 Cubic metre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
) is equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centimetre.
It was the base unit of volume of the CGS system of units, and is a legitimate SI unit.
It is a verbal shorthand for "cubic centimetre".
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/cubic_centimetre   (378 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Cubic centimetre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
cubic millimetre << cubic centimetre << A cubic decimetre (symbol dm³) is an SI derived unit of volume.
A cubic centimetre (cm³) is equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centimetre.
A cubic millimetre (mm³) is the volume equal to that of a cube with edges of 1 millimetre.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cubic-centimetre   (1377 words)

 The electrical units   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Centimetre is equal to 0.3937 inch in length, and nominally represents one thousand-millionth part, or 1/1,000,000,000 of a quadrant of the earth.
The Gramme is equal to 15.432 grains, and represents the mass of a cubic centimetre of water at 4 degrees C. Mass is the quantity of matter in a body.
RESISTANCE-R.—The Ohm is the resistance of a column of mercury 106.3 centimetres long, 1 square millimetre in cross-section, weighing 14.4521 grammes, and at a temperature of 0 degrees centigrade.
www.harvestfields.ca /etextLinks/16/15.htm   (1593 words)

 IPS - The Sun and Solar Activity - The Ten Centimetre Solar Radio Flux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sunspot number is defined from counts of the number of individual sunspots as well as the number of sunspot groups and must be reduced to a standard scale taking into account the differences in equipment and techniques between observatories.
On the other hand, the radio flux at 10.7 centimetres can be measured relatively easily and quickly and has replaced the sunspot number as an index of solar activity for many purposes.
The figure is a plot of the monthly-averaged sunspot number against the monthly-averaged 10 centimetre solar flux for data between 1947 and 1990.
www.ips.oz.au /Educational/2/2/5   (355 words)

 Knitting Together   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The two twisted threads are then combined with an untwisted thread and twisted approximately sixteen times per centimetre in the opposite direction to that of the twisted threads.
The single silk threads are twisted around fourteen turns per centimetre in one direction and then the twisted threads are combined and twisted together with about thirteen turns per centimetre in the opposite direction.
Individual threads of silk are twisted in one direction about six times per centimetre before the threads are combined and twisted together in the opposite about five times per centimetre.
www.knittingtogether.org.uk /doc.asp?doc=13999&cat=775   (515 words)

 How much room?
The square centimetre is introduced first, because it is small enough to measure common objects.
The children should be encouraged to develop their own reference for a centimetre, for example, a fingernail or a small button.
As the children become familiar with the size of the square centimetre they should be given many opportunities to estimate before using precise measurement.
www.nzmaths.co.nz /measurement/Area/HowMuchRoom.aspx   (1038 words)

 The Metric System
The most common metric units of length used are the kilometre (km), the metre (m), the centimetre (cm) and the millimetre (mm).
It is clear from the visual comparison of the lengths that a centimetre is a larger unit than a millimetre or conversely that a millimetre is a smaller unit than a centimetre.
a metre is a larger unit than a centimetre or conversely that a centimetre is a smaller unit than a metre.
www.mathsteacher.com.au /year7/ch12_length/01_metric/system.htm   (335 words)

 Perplexing Perimeters
In the process of constructing their own “rulers” the students develop a sense of the size of a centimetre and metre.
As the students select the appropriate “ruler” for the tasks they learn to choose that the section of the measuring instrument we are using/making is determined by the exactness of the measurement needed.
This unit also provides opportunities for the students to appreciate that all measurements are approximate and that the selection of the measuring tool for a task depends on the precision required.
www.nzmaths.co.nz /measurement/Length/perplexingperimeters.aspx   (1290 words)

 agencyfaqs! > news & features > Lokmat to switch to new unit for measuring advertising space   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If 2003 saw a number of broadsheet papers switch to the international format of seven columns from the traditional eight columns in terms of layout and size, 2004 could be the year when newspapers in general set about redefining parameters of advertising space.
In other words, column centimetre could give way to square centimetre as the de facto unit of measurement of advertising space.
The Lokmat group, however, continues to use the eight-column format as opposed to the seven-column initiative adopted by many, though the overall size of the paper is down to 32 cm, implying, that per-column width has reduced.
www.agencyfaqs.com /news/stories/2004/02/17/8380.html   (442 words)

 Centimeter gram second system of units - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CGS units are today no longer accepted by the house styles of most scientific journals, textbook publishers and standards bodies.
The units gram and centimetre remain useful within the SI, especially for instructional physics and chemistry experiments, where they match well the small scales of table-top setups.
Further complicating matters is the fact that some physicists and engineers in the United States use hybrid units, such as volts per centimeter for electric field.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Centimeter-gram-second_system_of_units   (875 words)

 Time Assignment info.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Under this scheme, a partnering centimetre project is scheduled about two days after a 3-mm project.
Observers are advised that there is potentially a significant amount of centimetre time available during the millimetre seasons for swap projects that require compact configurations.
Large centimetre projects that could be used as "backups" during poor weather are also encouraged.
www.atnf.csiro.au /news/newsletter/oct04/Time_Assignment_info.htm   (589 words)

 Centimetre Gram Second System of Units Review @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Centimetre Gram Second System of Units Review @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)
Home: Encyclopedia: Centimetre gram second system of units
However, this also can be seen more as an application of the previously described "LAB" units usage since electric fields near small circuit devices would be measured across distances on the order of magnitude of 1 centimetre.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/Centimetre_gram_second_system_of_units   (696 words)

 Scheduling the ATNF at millimetre wavelengths
When the observations switch to centimetre wavelengths, a choice has to be made of which centimetre project to observe.
Thus if a centimetre observer were observing in a suitable configuration, and the weather became suitable for millimetre observing, then the array could be switched to millimetre observing and the centimetre project would then be placed in the backup queue for observing by millimetre observers when conditions became appropriate.
In either case, the millimetre or centimetre observer would be guaranteed his/her observing time by the end of the term.
www.atnf.csiro.au /projects/mnrf1996/science/mm_scheduling.htm   (1119 words)

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T:It could be if you made it one centimetre long but something you can show me that is one centimetre long straight away.
His purposes appear to be to establish what students know about a centimetre, and to revise its name and meaning.
For example, he asks write down one thing that is one centimetre long and it doesn't have to be exactly one centimetre but round about one centimetre.
www.aare.edu.au /94pap/halln94209.txt   (2946 words)

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Short lengths are measured in centimetres One metre is the same as 100 centimetres in length Discuss the importance of standard units of length.
Estimate and measure using 80-,40-, 20- and 10 centimetre strips Paste coloured 10- centimetre strips to cover the metre strip.
Estimate and measure parts of the body in metres, centimetres, in metres and centimetres e.g.
www.sdnp.org.gy /ncerd/resources/maths/measure/measure4.doc   (631 words)

Well-known physicist Richard Feynman and others [3] have pointed out that the amount of ZPE in one cubic centimetre of the vacuum "is greater than the energy density in an atomic nucleus" [4].
For plates with an area of one square centimetre separated by 0.5 thousandths of a millimetre, this force is equivalent to a weight of 0.2 milligrams.
centimetres which, in the SED approach, is significant.
www.ldolphin.org /setterfield/redshift.html   (11609 words)

 Indiainfo.com -> News -> Features -> Leg-lengthening surgery, new craze of Chinese girls!
I am going to stretch my legs by 10 centimetre and then I will continue my studies," Yun Yun says bravely from her hospital bed while showing off her two broken legs in metal frames.
To grow 10 centimetre, she is going to turn dials on the metal frames, pulling the broken bones apart 1 mm a day.
For example, law schools accept females only over 155 centimetre and males should be over 165 centimetre saying that short advocates or judges will lack authority in court, the report said.
news.indiainfo.com /2002/07/29/29features.html   (536 words)

 Precision and Accuracy .........
Because the smallest unit on the ruler you are using is one centimetre, the precision of your measurement is to the nearest centimetre.
Because the smallest unit on the ruler you are now using is one millimetre (one tenth of a centimetre), the precision of your measurement is to the nearest millimetre, or tenth of a centimetre.
Suppose for example, you purchased a very expensive measuring device, with units of one thousandth of a centimetre, and measured the pencil again.
www.worsleyschool.net /science/files/precision/andaccuracy.html   (887 words)

 ABC Asia Pacific - News - Report shows 10 centimetre rise in Tonga's sea level
The sea level around Tonga appears to have risen by about 10 centimetres in the past 13 years, according to the latest data from the South Pacific Sea Level and Climate Monitoring Project.
At Tuvalu, which will be experiencing its highest tides in 15 years next week, the trend in sea level rise over the past 13 years has been 5.7 millimetres a year, a cumulative rise of about seven centimetres.
The project coordinators urge that caution be exercised in interpreting any of the trend data because they say longer term recordings are needed.
abcasiapacific.com /news/stories/asiapacific_stories_1575144.htm   (377 words)

 Density of Gold, Silver, Platinum
For those who are unsure what "mass" means, consider it to be the same as "weight", you will not be far out.
For the benefit of Nottingham University students, please note that the figure for S.G. is the same as the figures in grams per cubic centimetre = tonnes per cubic metre = S.I. units.
Specific gravity is defined in Webster's dictionary as the ratio of the weight or mass of a given volume of a substance to that of another substance (usually water for solids and liquids) used as a standard.
www.24carat.co.uk /densityofgoldandothermetals.html   (382 words)

 True Families as the Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If the standard measurement is 1 centimetre, that is the absolute model.
You may claim to be the best person, but if you do not fit the original form, you do not pass.
It is because 1 millimetre is so small, that we usually use 1 centimetre.
www.euro-tongil.org /europe/bbs/tp/hondok3.html   (4050 words)

A centimetre (US : centimeter) is a factor of the SI unit of length: there are one hundred centimeters in the base unit of measure, the metre.
A centimetre (abbreviation cm ; American spelling: centimeter) is an SI unit of length.
It means that if the technique was applied to store data, it would be possible to have more than 100,000 terabits per cubic centimetre.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Centimetre   (230 words)

 CRM Engineering Services :: www.crmeng.com
centimetre of mercury (0°C) centimetre of water - conventional
centimetre of water (4°C) dyne per square centimetre (dyn/cm^2)
inch of water (39.2°F; 4°C) inch of water (60°F) inch of water (68°F; 20°C) kilogram-force per square centimetre (kgf/cm^2)
www.crmeng.com /units/pressure.htm   (148 words)

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