Definition of centigram in English:


Syllabification: cen·ti·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈsentəˌgram
(abbreviation: cg)


  • A metric unit of mass, equal to one hundredth of a gram.
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    • It's not so surprising that people chose the grain (weighing four point eight centigrams) as the unit of measure.
    • For five weeks I have been taking four centigrammes of mercury and 35 centigrammes of potassium iodide a day, and I feel very well on it.
    • Similarly, a centigram is 1/100 of a gram, while a kilogram is 1,000 grams.

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