centesimal

[sen-tes-uh-muh l]
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adjective

hundredth; pertaining to division into hundredths.

Nearby words

  1. centerline,
  2. centerpiece,
  3. centerpunch,
  4. centers for disease control,
  5. centerville,
  6. centesimo,
  7. centesis,
  8. centi-,
  9. centiare,
  10. centibar

Origin of centesimal

1675–85; < Latin centēsim(us) hundredth (cent(um) 100 + -ēsimus ordinal suffix) + -al1

Related formscen·tes·i·mal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for centesimal

centesimal

noun

hundredth

adjective

relating to division into hundredths
Derived Formscentesimally, adverb

Word Origin for centesimal

C17: from Latin centēsimus, from centum hundred

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