centimeter–gram–second

adjective

Definition of centimeter–gram–second

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a system of units based on the centimeter as the unit of length, the gram as the unit of mass, and the second as the unit of time —abbreviation cgs

First Known Use of centimeter–gram–second

1875


Medical Dictionary

centimeter–gram–second

adjective
variants: or chiefly British

centimetre–gram–second

also

centimetre–gramme–second

Medical Definition of centimeter–gram–second

  1. :  cgs


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