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Centigram

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Centigram The hundredth part of a gram; a weight equal to .15432 of a grain. See Gram.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n centigram A measure of weight in the metric system, the hundredth part of a gram, or 0.15432 grain troy. See gram. Also spelled centigramme.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. centigramme,; centi-,L. centum,) + gramme,. See Gram

Usage

In literature:

Then I slowly worked my way up to three and then four centigrams.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
Pounds and ounces or grams and centigrams offer us exact standards of measuring his weight.
"Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
This loss in the form of urohaematin may total four centigrams, or a hundredth part of our supply.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
Calculate to centigrams of iodine absorbed by 1 g. of sample (= per cent iodine absorbed).
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen
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