Complete Definition of "centi-"

English
Etymology
From L. centum, hundred via F..

Prefix
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  1. hundred; one-hundredth
  2. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10<sup>-2</sup>. Symbol: c

Usage note
This prefix is not used in official scientific contexts. For example, "1 cm" (one centimetre) is written instead as either "10 mm" or "0.01 m".

Translations
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Bulgarian: ÑанÑи-
Finnish: sentti-
French: centi-
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Hebrew: -סנ×× (sant'i-) (2)
Japanese: ã»ã³ã (senchi)
Russian: ÑанÑи- (santi-)
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Related terms
centigram, centigramme
centilitre, centiliter
centimetre, centimeter
centiare
centipede

See also
hecto-

Category:English prefixes


French

Prefix
centi-

  1. centi-

Italian

Prefix
centi-

  1. centi-

Related terms
cento
centimetro
centigrado
centibar

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