So, we know that cent = 100, mille = 1000. But a

**centimeter**is not equal to 100 meters much like a dollarcent is not equal to 100 dollars, and a**millimeter**is not 1000 m; 1000 meters is a kilometer! So a**centimeter**is equal to 10**millimeters**. That would mean that a**centimeter**is longer**than a millimeter**.1

## Is a centimeter the same as a millimeter?

**Centimeter**is a metric system length unit and equals to one hundredth of a meter. The abbreviation is "

**cm**".

**Millimeter**is a metric length unit and equal to one thousandth of a meter. There are 10

**millimeters**in a

**centimeter**.

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## How can I convert cm to mm?

**Multiply the centimeter value by 10.**

- The "millimeter" is a smaller unit than the "centimeter," even though both are derived from the basic "meter." When you convert any larger metric unit to a smaller one, you must multiply the original value.
- Example: 58.75 cm * 10 = 587.5 mm.

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## How many times smaller is a micrometer than a millimeter?

A micrometer is

**one thousand times**smaller than a millimeter and a millimeter is**one thousand times**smaller than a meter how many times smaller is a micrometer than a meter? A micrometer is one millionth of a meter.4

## Is a mm larger than a CM?

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**mm**is equivalent to .1**cm**, thus meaning**cm**is a**larger**unit of measure, or take it this way; there are 1000**mm**in a meter and only 100**cm**in one meter. If you check their definitions, you will find that there are 10 millimeters to a centimeter, which means a centimeter is**bigger**(or longer, if you will).5

## What is meant by the unit mm?

The millimetre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI

**unit**symbol**mm**) or**millimeter**(American spelling) is a**unit**of length in the metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre, which is the SI base**unit**of length.6

## How big is a pea in CM?

LNCtips.com: Wound Sizing

CM | Inches | Object |
---|---|---|

0.1 cm | 0.04 inches | Grain of sugar |

0.5 cm | 0.2 inches | Pea |

0.6 cm | 0.2 inches | Pencil eraser |

0.9 cm | 0.4 inches | Ladybug |

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## What does it mean to MM?

The Roman numeral M

**is**often used to indicate one thousand, and**MM is**used to indicate one million. For example, an expense of $60,000 might appear as $60M. Sales of $3,000,000 might be written as $3**MM**. Internet advertisers**are**familiar with CPM which**is**the cost per thousand impressions.8

## Is a liter larger or smaller than a milliliter?

One

**liter**is larger**than**one**milliliter**, so you would expect there to be more**than**one**milliliter**in 1**liter**. The correct answer is 1,000. There are 10**milliliters**in a centiliter, 10 centiliters in a deciliter, and 10 deciliters in a**liter**. Multiply: 10.9

## How can I measure without a ruler?

Pro (Thumb) Tip:

**How to Measure**an**Inch Without a Ruler**. The**length**between your thumb tip and the top knuckle of your thumb is roughly one**inch**. The next time you have a**ruler**handy, give it a quick**measure**to double-check. Your Feet: Your feet are a great way to**measure**room dimensions.10

## Where do you find millimeters on a ruler?

There are exactly one hundred centimeters in one meter, and exactly 10

**mm**, or**millimeters**, in 1 cm.**Millimeters**can be easily seen on a standard centimeter**ruler**as the small markings between the centimeter intervals. The 5**mm**marking between centimeter marks is often longer than the other**millimeter**marks.11

## How many times larger than a centimeter is a Dekagram?

This means that 1 dekagram = 10 grams; 10 grams = 100 decigrams; and 100 decigrams = 1,000 centigrams. So, 1 dekagram = 1,000 centigrams. Decigrams (dg) are larger than milligrams (mg), so you expect there to be many mg in one dg. Dg is

**10 times**larger than a cg, and a cg is**10 times**larger than a mg.12

## How big is a nanometer?

How big is is

**one billionth**of a meter? It is one millionth of a millimeter, and a millimeter is already very small - about the diameter of the lead in a wooden pencil. It helps to put these numbers into perspective. A human hair is**around 75 microns**(abbreviated**75μm**) or 75,000nm (nanometers) in diameter.13

## Is an inch larger than a centimeter?

Check your answers: The number of

**centimeters**should be**larger than**the number of meters, since “**centimeter**” is a smaller unit of measure. The number of**inches**should be smaller**than**the number of**centimeters**, since “**inch**” is a**larger**unit of measure.14

## How many centimeters has a meter?

This term has come over to English where we use cent for the coin which is a hundredth of a dollar. The prefix centi in the metric system also refers to a hundredth. There are 100

**centimeters**in a**meter**, 100 centiliters in a liter and 100 centigrams in a gram.15

## Is a millimeter bigger than a meter?

**Kilometers**are 1,000 times

**larger than meters**. The

**meter**is the base unit for measuring length or distance in the metric system. There are 1,000

**meters**in one

**kilometer**. So, one

**kilometer**is 1,000 times

**larger than**a

**meter**.

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## Is a mile bigger than a kilometer?

A

**kilometer**is a unit of length or distance measurement that is equal to 1,000 meters. Its abbreviation**is km**. A**mile**is longer**than**a**kilometer**. One**mile**is equal to 1.609**kilometers**.17

## What is the difference between a centimeter and a meter?

It was first used as “centi” by the French, who introduced the measurement when they created the metric system. When used as centi, it is defined as one-hundredth of a unit. Thus, a

**meter**is 100**cm**, or a**centimeter**is one-hundredth of a**meter**.18

## What is the meaning of m m?

A millimeter (abbreviated as

**mm**and sometimes spelled as millimetre) is a small unit of displacement (length/distance) in the metric system. Millimeters are used to measure very small but visible-scale distances and lengths.