from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A centimeter-gram-second unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a poise.
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- n. A cgs unit of measure of absolute viscosity. (The viscosity of water is one centipoise. The lower the number, the less viscous the material.) Symbol: cP.
From centi- + poise (Wiktionary)