To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 10-2 m and 10-1 m (1 cm and 10 cm). See also lengths of other orders of magnitude.
Distances shorter than 1 cm
1.0 cm is equal to:
width of square of area 1 cm2.
1.0 cm -- edge of cube of volume 1 ml.
1.5 cm -- length of an average mosquito.
2.54 cm -- 1 inch
Distances longer than 10 cm
See also conversion of units.
Conversion Calculator for Units of LENGTH (http://www.ex.ac.uk/cimt/dictunit/ccleng.htm)