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n. Abbr. cg or cgm.
A metric unit of mass equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gram.
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(Units) one hundredth of a gram
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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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A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram. See Table at measurement.
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