›› Convert handbreadth to centimetre


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How many handbreadth in 1 cm? The answer is 0.125.
We assume you are converting between handbreadth and centimetre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 12.5 handbreadth, or 100 cm.
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›› Quick conversion chart of handbreadth to cm

1 handbreadth to cm = 8 cm

5 handbreadth to cm = 40 cm

10 handbreadth to cm = 80 cm

15 handbreadth to cm = 120 cm

20 handbreadth to cm = 160 cm

25 handbreadth to cm = 200 cm

30 handbreadth to cm = 240 cm

40 handbreadth to cm = 320 cm

50 handbreadth to cm = 400 cm

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›› Definition: Centimeter

A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

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