## 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**## decimeter

**Decimeter** is a subdivision of the

**meter** unit. The

**deci** prefix stands for 0.1 therefore, 1 decimeter = 0.1 meter units.

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

1 decimeter is one tenth (1/10, 0.1) of a meter

The symbol for decimeter is

**dm**