Full Name: Centimeter
Category: Length / Distance
Scale Factor: 0.01
The centimeter (symbol cm) is a unit of length. It is the second sub-multiple of the meter and equivalent to one-hundredth of it.
1 cm = 0,01 m = 10−2 m
This is a derived unit of length in the International System of Units, while is the basic unit of length in the cgs system of units.