[huhn-drid-weyt] /ˈhʌn drɪdˌweɪt/

noun, plural hundredweights (as after a numeral) hundredweight.
Also called cental, quintal. a unit of commonly equivalent to 100 pounds (45.359 kilograms) in the U.S.
Abbreviation: cwt.
(def 2).
noun (pl) -weights, -weight
(Brit) Also called long hundredweight. a unit of weight equal to 112 pounds or 50.802 35 kilograms
(US & Canadian) Also called short hundredweight. a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds or 45.359 24 kilograms
Also called metric hundredweight. a metric unit of weight equal to 50 kilograms


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