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Noun edit

centimeter (plural centimeters)

  1. (American spelling) (Canadian spelling, alternative) Alternative form of centimetre

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Danish edit

Noun edit

centimeter c (singular definite centimeteren, plural indefinite centimeter)

  1. centimetre, or centimeter (US) (SI unit of length)

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French centimètre. Equivalent to centi- +‎ meter.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛntiˌmeːtər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ti‧me‧ter

Noun edit

centimeter m (plural centimeters, diminutive centimetertje n)

  1. centimetre, one-hundredth of a metre
  2. (Netherlands) tape measure

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Descendants edit

  • Caribbean Javanese: sènti

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From centi- +‎ meter.

Noun edit

centimeter m (definite singular centimeteren, indefinite plural centimeter, definite plural centimeterne)

  1. a centimetre, or centimeter (US) (SI unit of length)

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

From centi- +‎ meter.

Noun edit

centimeter m (definite singular centimeteren, indefinite plural centimeter, definite plural centimeterane or centimetrane)

  1. a centimetre, or centimeter (US) (SI unit of length)

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Swedish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sɛntɪˈmeːtɛr/, /ˈsɛntɪmeːtɛr/
  • (file)

Noun edit

centimeter c

  1. a centimetre

Usage notes edit

Indefinite form plural could also be centimetrar/centimetrars

Declension edit

Declension of centimeter 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative centimeter centimetern centimeter centimeterna
Genitive centimeters centimeterns centimeters centimeternas