centigram

noun

cen·​ti·​gram ˈsen-tə-ˌgram How to pronounce centigram (audio)
ˈsän-
: a unit of mass equal to ¹/₁₀₀ gram see Metric System Table

Examples of centigram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And, the affidavit says, that led to finding a centigram of methamphetamine, 42.3 grams of marijuana, 9.7 grams of heroin, two guns and several rounds of ammunition. David J. Neal, miamiherald, 3 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of centigram was in 1795

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“Centigram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centigram. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

centigram

noun
cen·​ti·​gram ˈsent-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce centigram (audio)
ˈsänt-
: a unit of mass equal to ¹⁄₁₀₀ gram see metric system

Medical Definition

centigram

noun
cen·​ti·​gram
variants or chiefly British centigramme
: a unit of mass and weight equal to ¹/₁₀₀ gram

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