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a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

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The City will clear snow from sidewalks on roads with high pedestrian traffic and on bus routes where it is mechanically possible to do so after two centimetres of snow have fallen and the remaining roads after eight centimetres have fallen.
Taller women had a 20% greater risk of breast cancer than short women, while the chances of having melanoma skin cancer increased by around 30% per 10 centimetres of height in both sexes.
Women with a head circumference of 35 centimetres or more at birth had an 11 per cent higher risk of developing breast cancer.
The results showed that for every two centimetre increase in birth length there was a six per cent increase in breast cancer risk, compared with the baseline.
Use of asthma inhalers was found to cut half a centimetre from an average annual growth rate of six to nine centimetres.
Use of asthma |inhalers was found to cut half a centimetre from an average annual growth rate of six to nine centimetres
5 and 9 centimetres "at rest" and between 10 and 10.
Environment Canada is predicting Lake Superior and Lake Huron will be 10 to 15 centimetres lower than last summer and may reach their lowest.
In its May release, the International Lake Superior Board of Control reports Lake Superior rose by a record high 29 centimetres during April.
principal geologist for MRB and associates, numerous quartz veins ranging in width from between a few centimetres to 60 centimetres and containing chalcopyrite are present on this property.
No doubt Coun Dark, like the rest of us, learned at school that one metre equals ten decimetres, 100 centimetres and 1,000 millimetres.
Where we have gone wrong in this country is to ignore centimetres completely and express all measurements less than one metre in millimetres, which are much more complicated.
Bulldozing has commenced on the main soil anomaly located in the tint soil sample grid, and the eastern part of the anomaly has been successfully trenched, exposing a shallow dipping, undulating quartz vein which pinches and swells from less than 20 centimetres to up to 2 metres in thickness and which is disrupted by small scale movements on minor fractures keeping it close to the surface over an area of 70 metres by 30 metres.
No doubt, Coun Dark, like the rest of us, learned at school that one metre equals ten decimetres, 100 centimetres and 1,000 millimetres.
By staggering the seats and overlapping the armrests, the company could increase the width of each seat to 50 centimetres and a knee space of 78 centimetres, five centimetres more than other airline seats.