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crith

(krɪθ)
n
(Units) a unit of weight for gases, equal to the weight of one litre of hydrogen at standard pressure and temperature (0.09 grams)
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Noun1.crith - the weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)
weight unit, weight - a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
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