centiliter

[ sen-tl-ee-ter ]
/ ˈsɛn tlˌi tər /

noun

one 100th of a liter, equivalent to 0.6102 cubic inch, or 0.338 U.S. fluid ounce. Abbreviation: cl

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Also especially British, cen·ti·li·tre .

Origin of centiliter

From the French word centilitre, dating back to 1795–1805. See centi-, liter
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Medical definitions for centiliter

centiliter
[ sĕntə-lē′tər ]

n.

A unit of volume equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a liter or ten milliliters.
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Scientific definitions for centiliter

centiliter
[ sĕntə-lē′tər ]

A unit of volume in the metric system equal to 0.01 liter. See Table at measurement.
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