square centimeter


square centimeter
(cm2)
   the CGS unit of area. 1 cm2 equals 100 mm2, 10-4 m2, or approximately 0.155 000 3 in2.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • square centimeter — noun : a unit of area equal to a square one centimeter long on each side see metric system table * * * a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one centimeter on each side. Abbr.: cm2, sq. cm …   Useful english dictionary

  • square centimeter — a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one centimeter on each side. Abbr.: cm2, sq. cm * * * …   Universalium

  • square centimeter — unit of measuring area, area whose length and width are both one centimeter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • square centimeter — noun A unit of area equal to that of a square, of sides 1cm. Syn: cm<sup>2</sup> …   Wiktionary

  • kilogram (force) per square centimeter — (kgf/cm2 or kg/cm2 or kgsc)    a common metric unit of pressure equal to 98.0665 kilopascals (see below) or about 14.2234 pounds per square inch (lbf/in2 or psi). Similarly, one kilogram force per square meter is equal to 9.806 65 pascals …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • centimeter of water — (cmH2O, cm WC, cm CE, cm WS)    a unit of pressure equal to the pressure exerted at the Earth s surface by a water column (WC) 1 centimeter high. This is about 98.067 pascals, 0.980 67 millibars, 0.3937 inch of water, or 2.04 pounds per square… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • centimeter of mercury — (cmHg, cm Hg)    a traditional unit of pressure equal to 10 mmHg, 1.333 22 kilopascal, or about 0.193 pounds per square inch …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Kilogram-force per square centimetre — A kilogram force per square centimeter (kgf/cm2), often just kilogram per square centimeter (kg/cm2), is a unit of pressure using metric units. Its use is now deprecated; it is not a part of the International System of Units (SI), the modern… …   Wikipedia

  • One Canada Square — A view of One Canada Square, the second tallest building in the United Kingdom. Record height Tallest in the United …   Wikipedia

  • megaohm (megohm) centimeter —    a unit of resistivity, used for pure water and for other substances having relatively high resistivity. In the case of water, resistivity is a measure of purity: the higher the purity, the higher the resistivity. The resistivity of a conductor …   Dictionary of units of measurement


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