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centi-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin centum, hundred via French.

PrefixEdit

SI prefix
c
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centi-

  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 10-2. Symbol: c

Usage notesEdit

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".

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FrenchEdit

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centi-

  1. centi-

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɛnti/
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ti

PrefixEdit

centi-

  1. centi-
    méter (meter) → centiméter (centimeter)

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ItalianEdit

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centi-

  1. centi-

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From centum (hundred)

PrefixEdit

centi-

  1. one hundred-, hundred-; indicates a count of one hundred items

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