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centi-

(word root) hundred
Examples of words with the root centi-: centimeter
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centi-

pref.
1. One hundredth (10-2): centiliter.
2. One hundred: centipede.

[French, from Latin centi-, hundred, from centum; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]
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centi-

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cent-

prefix
1. denoting one hundredth: centimetre. Symbol: c
2. rare denoting a hundred: centipede.
[from French, from Latin centum hundred]
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centi-

a combining form meaning “hundredth” or “hundred”: centiliter; centimeter; centipede.
[< Latin, comb. form of centum]
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centi-

A prefix meaning "a hundredth," as in centigram, a hundredth of a gram.
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centi-

Prefix meaning a 100th or 1⁄100 in the metric system; e.g., a centiliter (cl) is a unit of volume equal to 1⁄100 (0.01) liter.
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From a minimum daily pay of PHP305 under the old wage order, workers in the non-agriculture sector including sugar mills are entitled to a PHP325 daily wage under the new order, said Centi, the director of the Department of Labor and Employment regional office here.
Centi described the increase as a 'gift' to all minimum wage earners in Eastern Visayas, one of the poorest regions in the country.
"The new prescribed minimum wage order will be effective after 15 days of publication, after our three months of massive sectoral consultation throughout the region," Centi said.
In a text message, DOLE regional director Yahya Centi said they are keeping their target this year as they come up with a 'balanced' version of the bill to be re-filed in the Senate and House of Representatives.
Yahya Centi, labor regional director, said that about 44 agencies have signed up for the jobs fair to be conducted at the Tacloban Convention Center on Wednesday.
Its Accu-Line pneumatic valve gates for single-cavity and prototype molds supports the firm's Centi, Deci, and Hecto nozzles.
Metric Prefixes Unit Unit Multiple Prefix Symbol Subdivision Prefix Symbol [10.sup.1] deka da [10.sup.-1] deci d [10.sup.2] hecto h [10.sup.-2] centi c [10.sup.3] kilo k [10.sup.-3] milli m [10.sup.6] mega M [10.sup.-6] micro [mu] [10.sup.9] giga G [10.sup.-9] nano n [10.sup.12] tera T [10.sup.-12] pico p [10.sup.15] peta P [10.sup.-15] femto f [10.sup.18] exa E [10.sup.-18] atto a [10.sup.21] zetta Z [10.sup.-21] zepto z [10.sup.24] yotta Y [10.sup.-24] yocto y Source: U.S.