hectogram

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hec·to·gram

 (hĕk′tə-grăm′)
n. Abbr. hg
A metric unit of mass equal to 100 grams.

hectogram

(ˈhɛktəʊˌɡræm) or

hectogramme

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

hec•to•gram

or hek•to•gram

(ˈhɛk təˌgræm)

n.
a unit of mass or weight equal to 100 grams (3.527 ounces avoirdupois).
[1800–1810]
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"
Translations

hectogram

[ˈhektəʊgræm] Nhectogramo m
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Although the original data are in hectograms per hectare, I have converted the data to bushels per acre, an adjustment that does not affect the analysis.
Hectograms per hectare are converted to bushels per acre by first multiplying by the hectogram-to-pound conversion rate (0.
Create weights for hectograms (10 hg 1 kg), dekagrams (100 dag = 1 kg), and grams (1000 g = 1 kg).