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hundredweight
American English: /ˈhəndrədˌweɪt/
British English: /ˈhʌndrədweɪt/

Translation of hundredweight in Spanish:

noun plural hundredweight

  • (unidad de peso equivalente a 45,36kg. en EEUU y a 50,80kg. en RU)
    Example sentences
    • It weighs about a hundredweight and it took two of us to get it back into place after it had been repaired.
    • Her dad may have owned the business, she says, but he still carried hundredweights of coal on his back.
    • Frank is pictured with a hundredweight of butter - or 224 packs - and that represents the weight he has shed in 12 months.
    Example sentences
    • The castings produced by them can vary in weight from ounces up to several hundredweights.
    • As a harsh winter lingered, blocking the trade routes to the territory, prices rose steadily and eventually reached a hundred dollars for a hundredweight of flour.
    • There's been years when the price differential is $8 or $10 a hundredweight.
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