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cen·ti·gram

 (sĕn′tĭ-grăm′)
n. Abbr. cg or cgm.
A metric unit of mass equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gram.
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centigram

(ˈsɛntɪˌɡræm) or

centigramme

n
(Units) one hundredth of a gram
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cen•ti•gram

(ˈsɛn tɪˌgræm)

n.
1/100 of a gram, equivalent to 0.1543 grain. Abbr.: cg Also, esp. Brit.,cen′ti•gramme`.
[1795–1805; < French]
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cen·ti·gram

(sĕn′tĭ-grăm′)
A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram. See Table at measurement.
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Translations
senttigramma
centigramm
centigram

centigram

centigramme [ˈsentɪgræm] Ncentigramo m
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The gold bead, weighing 15 centigrams (0.005 ounce), was dug up two weeks ago in the remains of a small house that would have stood at a time when metals such as copper and gold were being used for a first time.
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If a single kosher sandwich, accepted and consumed by a single secularized tourist, replaces even one bite of prosciutto--even one shred of fraif--those few centigrams of sanctity might fill the pool of holiness to the brim, and overflow it to enable the coming of the Chosen One.