centimeter vs centimetre what difference

what is difference between centimeter and centimetre

English

Noun

centimeter (plural centimeters)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of centimetre

Anagrams

  • centimetre, recitement, remittence

Danish

Noun

centimeter c (singular definite centimeteren, plural indefinite centimeter)

  1. centimetre, or centimeter (US) (SI unit of length)

Declension

References

  • “centimeter” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French centimètre. Equivalent to centi- +‎ meter.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛntiˌmeːtər/
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ti‧me‧ter

Noun

centimeter m (plural centimeters, diminutive centimetertje n)

  1. centimetre, one-hundredth of a metre

Related terms

  • meter
  • decimeter
  • millimeter

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From centi- +‎ meter

Noun

centimeter m (definite singular centimeteren, indefinite plural centimeter, definite plural centimeterne)

  1. a centimetre, or centimeter (US) (SI unit of length)

Derived terms

  • kvadratcentimeter

References

  • “centimeter” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From centi- +‎ meter

Noun

centimeter m (definite singular centimeteren, indefinite plural centimeter, definite plural centimeterane or centimetrane)

  1. a centimetre, or centimeter (US) (SI unit of length)

Derived terms

  • kvadratcentimeter

References

  • “centimeter” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛntɪˈmeːtɛr/, /ˈsɛntɪmeːtɛr/

Noun

centimeter c

  1. a centimetre

Usage notes

Indefinite form plural could also be centimetrar/centimetrars

Declension


English

Alternative forms

  • centimeter (American)

Etymology

Borrowed from French centimètre.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.tɪ.miː.tə/
  • (medical, dated) IPA(key): /ˈsɑ̃.-/, /ˈsɒn.-/

Noun

centimetre (plural centimetres)

  1. (Britain, Canada) (metrology) An SI unit of length equal to 10−2 metres. Symbol: cm

Synonyms

  • cm,

Derived terms

  • centimetre of water
  • cubic centimetre
  • square centimetre

Translations

Further reading

  • centimetre on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • centimeter, recitement, remittence

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