centigram

centigram

[sen-ti-gram]
noun
one 100th of a gram, equivalent to 0.1543 grain. Abbreviation: cg
Also, especially British, centigramme.


Origin:
1795–1805; < French centigramme. See centi-, -gram2

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centigram or centigramme (ˈsɛntɪˌɡræm)
 
n
one hundredth of a gram
 
centigramme or centigramme
 
n

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centigram cen·ti·gram (sěn'tĭ-grām')
n.
A metric unit of mass equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gram.

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centigram   (sěn'tĭ-grām')  Pronunciation Key 
A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram. See Table at measurement.
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