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(Units) a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds (45.3 kilograms)
[C19: from Latin centum hundred]
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n., pl. -weights, (as after a numeral) -weight.
a unit of avoirdupois weight commonly equivalent to 100 pounds (45.359 kilograms) in the U.S. Abbr.: cwt
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|Noun||1.||cental - a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds|
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
quarter - a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
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