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|digits||indicates that digits repeat infinitely (e.g. 8.294 369 corresponds to 8.294 369 369 369 369 …)|
A centimetre (international spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; symbol cm) or centimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the SI prefix for a factor of 1/100 . The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.
An attometer is a unit of length, a combination of the metric prefix atto (symbol a) and the SI unit of length meter (symbol m), equal to 10−18 meter or 1.0E-18 meter and its symbol is am. Plural name is attometers.