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centiliter

[sen-tl-ee-ter] /ˈsɛn tlˌi tər/
noun
1.
one 100th of a liter, equivalent to 0.6102 cubic inch, or 0.338 U.S. fluid ounce.
Abbreviation: cl.
Also, especially British, centilitre.
Origin of centiliter
1795-1805
From the French word centilitre, dating back to 1795-1805. See centi-, liter
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British Dictionary definitions for centilitre

centilitre

/ˈsɛntɪˌliːtə/
noun
1.
one hundredth of a litre
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Word Origin and History for centilitre

centiliter

n.

also centilitre, 1801, from French centilitre; see centi- + liter.

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centilitre in Medicine

centiliter cen·ti·li·ter (sěn'tə-lē'tər)
n.
A unit of volume equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a liter or ten milliliters.

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centilitre in Science
centiliter
  (sěn'tə-lē'tər)   
A unit of volume in the metric system equal to 0.01 liter. See Table at measurement.
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