centimeter gram second

centimeter-gram-second

[sen-tuh-mee-ter-gram-sek-uhnd]
adjective
of or pertaining to the system of units in which the centimeter, gram, and second are the principal units of length, mass, and time. Abbreviation: cgs

Origin:
1870–75

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