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# Convert Centimeter to Meter

Please provide values below to convert centimeter [cm] to meter [m], or vice versa.

 From: centimeter To: meter

Definition: Centimeter
Centimeter (symbol: cm) is a length unit in the SI (International System of Units). A centimeter equals one hundredth of a meter.

Definition: Meter
Meter, or metre (symbol : m), is the base length unit in the International System of Units (SI). The meter is currently defined as the distance traveled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. However, it was originally defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole in 1793. In 1889, the International Prototype Metre was established as the length of a prototype meter bar (made of an alloy of 90% platinum and 10% iridium) measured at the melting point of ice. In 1960, the meter was again redefined, this time in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. Finally, in 1983, the current definition was adopted.

### Centimeter to Meter Conversion Table

Centimeter [cm]Meter [m]
0.01 cm0.0001 m
0.1 cm0.001 m
1 cm0.01 m
2 cm0.02 m
3 cm0.03 m
5 cm0.05 m
10 cm0.1 m
20 cm0.2 m
50 cm0.5 m
100 cm1 m
1000 cm10 m

### How to Convert Centimeter to Meter

1 cm = 0.01 m
1 m = 100 cm

Example: convert 15 cm to m:
15 cm = 15 × 0.01 m = 0.15 m