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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cm mean? 

CM (noun)
  The noun CM has 2 senses:

1. a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
2. a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei

  Familiarity information: CM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CM (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

centimeter; centimetre; cm

Hypernyms ("cm" is a kind of...):

metric linear unit (a linear unit of distance in metric terms)

Meronyms (parts of "cm"):

millimeter; millimetre; mm (a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter)

Holonyms ("cm" is a part of...):

decimeter; decimetre; dm (a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter)


Sense 2Cm [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 96; curium; Cm

Hypernyms ("Cm" is a kind of...):

metal; metallic element (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)


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