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centipoise

[sen-tuh-poiz] /ˈsɛn təˌpɔɪz/
noun
1.
a centimeter-gram-second unit of viscosity, equal to 1/100 (0.01) poise.
Abbreviation: cP, cp.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; centi- + poise2
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British Dictionary definitions for centipoise

centipoise

/ˈsɛntɪˌpɔɪz/
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 cen·ti·poise (sěn'tə-poiz')
n.
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
  (sěn'tə-poiz')   
A centimeter-gram-second unit of dynamic viscosity equal to 0.01 poise.
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