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centipoise

[sen-tuh-poiz]
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noun
  1. a centimeter-gram-second unit of viscosity, equal to 1/100 (0.01) poise. Abbreviation: cP, cp
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Origin of centipoise

First recorded in 1915–20; centi- + poise2
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British Dictionary definitions for centipoise

centipoise

noun
  1. one hundredth of a poise. 1 centipoise is equal to 0.001 newton second per square metre
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centipoise in Medicine

centipoise

(sĕntə-poiz′)
n.
  1. 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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centipoise in Science

centipoise

[sĕntə-poiz′]
  1. A centimeter-gram-second unit of dynamic viscosity equal to 0.01 poise.
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