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n. Abbr. hg
A metric unit of mass equal to 100 grams.


(ˈhɛktəʊˌɡræm) or


(Units) one hundred grams. 1 hectogram is equivalent to 3.527 ounces. Symbol: hg


or hek•to•gram

(ˈhɛk təˌgræm)

a unit of mass or weight equal to 100 grams (3.527 ounces avoirdupois).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hectogram - 100 grams
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
dag, decagram, dekagram, dkg - 10 grams
kg, kilo, kilogram - one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"


[ˈhektəʊgræm] Nhectogramo m
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