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centistoke

[sen-tuh-stohk] /ˈsɛn təˌstoʊk/
noun
1.
a centimeter-gram-second unit of kinematic viscosity, equal to 1/100 (0.01) stoke.
Abbreviation: cS, cs.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; centi- + stoke2
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  • Centipoise is used to measure absolute viscosity and centistoke is used to measure kinematic viscosity of a liquid fuel.
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centistoke cen·ti·stoke (sěn'tĭ-stōk')
n.
A unit of kinematic viscosity that equals one hundredth of a stoke.

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