centimeter-gram-second

adjective
cen·​ti·​me·​ter-gram-sec·​ond | \ ˈsen-tə-ˌmē-tər-ˈgram-ˈse-kənd How to pronounce centimeter-gram-second (audio) \

Definition of centimeter-gram-second

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of centimeter-gram-second was in 1875

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“Centimeter-gram-second.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centimeter-gram-second. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for centimeter-gram-second

centimeter-gram-second

adjective
variants: or chiefly British centimetre-gram-second also centimetre-gramme-second

Medical Definition of centimeter-gram-second

: cgs

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