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centigram

[ sen-ti-gram ]

noun

  1. one 100th of a gram, equivalent to 0.1543 grain. : cg


centigram

/ ˈsɛntɪˌɡræm /

noun

  1. one hundredth of a gram


centigram

/ sĕntĭ-grăm′ /

  1. A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram.
  2. See Table at measurement


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Word History and Origins

Origin of centigram1

From the French word centigramme, dating back to 1795–1805. See centi-, -gram 2

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Example Sentences

Page 77—the first reference to centigram has been amended from c. to cgm.

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