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cubic centimeter (unit of volume), pl. cubic centimeters, abbr. cm3

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About cubic centimeter

The cubic centimeter is a unit of volume in the metric system equal to 10-6 cubic meters (1 cm3 = 10-6 m3), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI).

The cubic centimeter (cm3) is also equal to 1012 cubic micrometers (μm3), or 1,000 cubic millimeters (mm3) or 0.001 cubic decimeters (dm3) (units of volume in the SI), or 1.0 milliliter (mL), or 0.01 deciliters (dL) or 0.001 liters (L), which are units of volume in the metric system.

The cubic centimeter (cm3) is an SI derived unit of volume. The centimeter is a unit of length in the SI. A volume of 1.0 cubic centimeter is the volume of a cube that is 1.0 centimeter on each edge.

One cubic centimeter corresponds to one milliliter.

1 cm3 = 1 mL

The cubic centimeter is used in science and in the automotive and medical fields. In the medical field, the abbreviation "cc" for cubic centimeter is not recommended for use due to the risk that it might be misinterpreted as "00" which would result in a 100-fold overdose.

Symbol: cm3

Plural: cubic centimeters

Also known as: cubic centimetre (plural: cubic centimetres, Int. spelling)

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