cen|ti|li|ter [ `sentı,litər ] noun count
a unit for measuring an amount of liquid or gas in the METRIC SYSTEM. There are 100 centiliters in one liter.

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  • Centiliter — Cen ti*li ter, Centilitre Cen ti*li tre, n. [F. centilitre; centi (L. centum) + litre. See {Liter}.] The hundredth part of a liter; a measure of volume or capacity equal to a little more than six tenths (0.6102) of a cubic inch, or one third… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • centiliter — [sen′təlēt΄ər] n. [Fr centilitre: see CENTI & LITER] one hundredth of a liter (0.3376 fluid ounce or 0.6102 cubic inch): abbrev. cl: Brit. sp. centilitre …   English World dictionary

  • centiliter — (cl or cL)    a common metric unit of volume. One centiliter equals 10 cubic centimeters; this is about 0.610 24 cubic inch, 0.3318 U.S.fluid ounce or 0.3519 British fluid ounce. In the kitchen, a centiliter is roughly equal to 2 U.S. teaspoons… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • centiliter — cen|ti|li|ter sb., en, centiliter, ne (fork.: cl) …   Dansk ordbog

  • centiliter — noun Date: 1801 see metric system table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Centiliter — Einheit Norm DIN 1301 1 Einheitenname Liter Einheitenzeichen l (ℓ), L Dimensionsname Volumen Dimensionssymbol V …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • centiliter — /sen tl ee teuhr/, n. one 100th of a liter, equivalent to 0.6102 cubic inch, or 0.338 U.S. fluid ounce. Abbr.: cl Also, esp. Brit., centilitre. [1795 1805; < F centilitre. See CENTI , LITER] * * * …   Universalium

  • centiliter — 10 mL; one hundredth of a liter; 162.3073 minims (U.S.). * * * cen·ti·li·ter or chiefly Brit cen·ti·li·tre sent i .lēt ər, sänt n a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/100 liter * * * cen·ti·li·ter (cL) (senґtĭ le″tər) one… …   Medical dictionary

  • centiliter — n. measure of capacity equal to one 100th of a liter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • centiliter — cen·ti·liter …   English syllables

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