Definition of Centigram

1. n. The hundredth part of a gram; a weight equal to .15432 of a grain. See Gram.



Definition of Centigram

1. Noun. (SI-unit centi gram mass) ¹

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Definition of Centigram

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Centigram

1. One hundredth of a gram; 0.15432358 grain. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centigram

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centigram (current term)
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Literary usage of Centigram

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1. A Student's Manual of a Laboratory Course in Physical Measurements by Wallace Clement Sabine (1906)
"Add one centigram. This will perhaps send the pointer to the other side of the zero. One weight is too small and the other is too large, but the exact ..."

2. Chemical apparatus by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1899)
"One-hundred gram piece and down to 1 centigram, capacity, 200 grams, - net, 2.10 net, 1.50 No. 8248. One two-hundred gram piece and down to 1 centigram, ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"To keep our ideas clear, we should carefully distinguish between three different values of fine gold : 1st, the value of each centigram of gold in uncoined ..."

4. A Manual of Inorganic Chemistry: Vol. II. The Metals by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1877)
"Thus the 10-gram piece in a set of weights must be really 10 times the weight of the 1-gram piece, and the centigram weight the one ten-thousandth part of ..."

5. Physical Laboratory Manual by Emory Leon Chaffee, Frederick Albert Saunders (1920)
"Add one centigram. This will perhaps send the pointer to the other side of the zero. One weight is too small and the other is too large, but the exact ..."

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