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  The Centimetre is equal to 0.3937 inch in length, and nominally represents one thousandmillionth 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. 
  RESISTANCER.—The Ohm is the resistance of a column of mercury 106.3 centimetres long, 1 square millimetre in crosssection, weighing 14.4521 grammes, and at a temperature of 0 degrees centigrade. 
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