centiliter

noun cen·ti·li·ter \ ˈsen-ti-ˌlē-tər , ˈsän- \

Definition of centiliter

: a unit of capacity equal to ¹/₁₀₀ liter — see Metric System Table

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First Known Use of centiliter

1801


CENTILITER Defined for English Language Learners

centiliter

noun

Definition of centiliter for English Language Learners

  • : a unit for measuring the volume of a liquid or gas that is equal to 1/100 liter or 10 cubic centimeters


CENTILITER Defined for Kids

centiliter

noun cen·ti·li·ter \ ˈsen-tə-ˌlē-tər \

Definition of centiliter for Students

: a unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₁₀₀ liter

Medical Dictionary

centiliter

noun cen·ti·li·ter
variants: or chiefly British centilitre play \ˈsent-i-ˌlēt-ər, ˈsänt-\

medical Definition of centiliter

: a unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₁₀₀ liter

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