- a centimeter-gram-second unit of viscosity, equal to 1/100 (0.01) poise. Abbreviation: cP, cp
Origin of centipoise
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- one hundredth of a poise. 1 centipoise is equal to 0.001 newton second per square metre
- A unit in the centimeter-gram-second system that is of dynamic viscosity equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a poise.
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- A centimeter-gram-second unit of dynamic viscosity equal to 0.01 poise.
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