cent.


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cent.

abbr.
1. centigrade
2. Latin centum (hundred)
3. century
Translations

cent.

ABBR
1. =centigradeC
2. =central
3. =centurys
References in classic literature ?
Don't stave the boats needlessly, ye harpooneers; good white cedar plank is raised full three per cent.
These are the terms, to wit: You shall remain king over all your dominions, and receive all the glories and honors that belong to the kingship; but you shall appoint me your perpetual minister and executive, and give me for my services one per cent.
I took fish-lines and matches and other things -- everything that was worth a cent.
Hitherto, I believe, it may safely be asserted, that these duties have not upon an average exceeded in any State three per cent.
There are strandings and strandings, but I am safe to say that 90 per cent.
Our loves are not given, but only lent, At compound interest of cent per cent.
A third gentleman did all business by personal application, advanced money on anything or nothing; the lightest and airiest promise was enough to content him according to his circular, and finally he never asked for more than five per cent.
He went back to the day he first attempted to write, and was appalled at the enormous waste of time - and all for ten words for a cent.