## centimeter

**Centimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**centi** prefix stands for 0.01 therefore, 1 centimeter = 0.01 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 centimeter is 0.01 meters

The symbol for centimeter is

**cm**## millimeter

**Millimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**milli** prefix stands for 0.001 therefore, 1 millimeter = 0.001 meter units.

**Meter** is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for meter is the following:

1 millimeter is thousandth (1/1000) of a meter

The symbol for millimeter is

**mm**