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centimeter-gram-second

[sen-tuh-mee-ter-gram-sek-uh nd] /ˈsɛn təˌmi tərˈgræmˈsɛk ənd/
adjective
1.
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
1870-1875
1870-75
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