Centimeter Units Converter
If you’ve ever see a ruler, you may have asked yourself ‘what is a centimeter?
Centimeter is a metric unit commonly used to measure small distances. A centimeter is a unit of measurement that’s about one-third the size of an inch.
The word centimeter comes from the French “centimeter”, a combination of the Latin word for “hundred,” centum, and the French” mètre”. “Centi” being the SI prefix for a factor of .01. Centimeter can be symbolized by “cm” .
You can use the following table to convert from centimeter to other length units