Centigram



one 100th of a gram, equivalent to 0.1543 grain.
Abbreviation: cg.
Historical Examples

noun
one hundredth of a gram
n.

also centigramme, 1801, from French centigramme; see centi- + gram.

centigram cen·ti·gram (sěn’tĭ-grām’)
n.
A metric unit of mass equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gram.
centigram
(sěn’tĭ-grām’)
A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram. See Table at measurement.

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