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  • n. Plural form of centigram.


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  • And what you're seeing in Britain is the parties really are fighting overwhelmingly for centigrams.

    CNN Transcript Apr 30, 2005

  • This loss in the form of urohaematin may total four centigrams, or a hundredth part of our supply.

    Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration

  • In the course of a day the reduction by four centigrams will diminish the energy of nervous activity about 1440 times the apparent loss, so that even a four weeks-tropical fever, during which no meat is eaten, may completely exhaust the strength of an individual.

    Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration

  • Metric Weights. -- 10 milligrams 1 centigram, 10 centigrams 1 decigram, 10 decigrams 1 gram, 10 grams 1 dekagram, 10 dekagrams 1 hektogram, 10 hektograms 1 kilogram.

    The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing A Manual of Ready Reference

  • A perfectly computed course for landing will get down to ground with the use of the least number of centigrams of fuel possible.

    The Pirates of Ersatz

  • Six centigrams, which I recovered from these small samples, are only nine-tenths of

    The Silent Bullet

  • It caused a degree of vertigo and lassitude that was most distressing, and six centigrams, the whole amount which I had recovered from the samples of blood, gave me the fright of my life right here in this laboratory this afternoon.

    The Silent Bullet

  • "Altogether I was able to recover from the blood samples of both of the victims of this crime six centigrams of the poison," he pursued.

    The Silent Bullet

  • However that may be, the added centigram produced so much more on top of the five centigrams previously taken that for a time I had reason to fear that that additional centigram was just the amount needed to bring my experiments to a permanent close.

    The Silent Bullet

  • But five centigrams considerably improved on this.

    The Silent Bullet


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