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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A unit of weight in the metric system

Usage examples (7)
  • Metric Weights. -- 10 milligrams 1 centigram, 10 centigrams 1 decigram, 10 decigrams 1 gram, 10 grams 1 dekagram, 10 dekagrams 1 hektogram, 10 hektograms 1 kilogram.
  • MyWeigh iBalance 201, which has 200 gram capacity and 0.01 gram (centigram) resolution.
  • ~ -- Break off 20 or 30 grams of the cyanide in clean fresh pieces, weigh accurately to the nearest centigram.
  • My watch afterward indicated only about twenty minutes of extreme distress, but that twenty minutes is one never to be forgotten, and I advise you all, if you ever are so... for more
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