Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. You can view more details on each measurement unit: The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres. We assume you are converting between centimetre and inch.

## Conversion table: Inches to Centimeter

The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the s and s, respectively. The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres.

The international inch is defined to be equal to 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 10 3 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. You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data.

Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types.

Examples include mm, inch, kg, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm, metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more! Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units! You can do the reverse unit conversion from inches to cm , or enter any two units below:. 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 10 3 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. An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the s and s, respectively.

The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres.

The inch is a popularly used customary unit of length in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Centimeters: The centimeter (symbol cm) is a unit of length in the metric system. It is also the base unit in the centimeter-gram-second system of units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the s and s, respectively. 48 inches equal centimeters (48in = cm). Converting 48 in to cm is easy. Simply use our calculator above, or apply the formula to change the length 48 in to cm.