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

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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.
During the first year of treatment, the widely used remedies cut growth rates by about half a centimetre in one year, said scientists.
Chair and sofa arms harbour 19,200 germs per 100 square centimetres - 12 times the amount on a loo seat, says the study carried out by Domestos and UNICEF.
Women with a head circumference of 35 centimetres or more at birth had an 11 per cent higher risk of developing breast cancer.
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.
Islamabad, Jan 10( ANI ): A Pakistani surgeon has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records by successfully removing the world's longest gall bladder through a 1 centimetre umbilical incision.
The agency predicted up to another 50 centimetres of snow on the Sea of Japan coast and in the northern part of the country through Friday morning.
McNeillis added four centimetres to Jonathan Moore's four-year-old championship best performance when he long jumped 7.
Snow accumulations of up to 38 centimetres were reported in parts of southern and western New York, while 25 centimetres and 18 centimetres were recorded in northeastern Ohio and Boston, respectively.
Environment Canada is predicting Lake Superior and Lake Huron will be 10 to 15 centimetres lower than last summer and may reach their lowest.
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.
5 and 9 centimetres "at rest" and between 10 and 10.
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.
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.