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What does cmH2O stand for?

cmH2O stands for Centimeters of Water

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Samples in periodicals archive:

Already several northern areas of the city were under 60-70 centimeters of water, with residents saying the water level was still rising.
Should it then occur to me that this shell, which may well be covered again by a wave, is inhabited by a creature, if I add a creature to this shell by imagining it back under a few centimeters of water, just think how much my impression will be further extended and intensified, and how much it will differ from anything the most remarkable of those aforementioned monuments can produce
Emmanuel Marcq of the LATMOS laboratory in France, "Water vapor is a very rare species in the Venusian atmosphere: if it were in liquid form now, it would cover the surface of Venus with just a few centimeters of water.