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- n. A unit of kinematic viscosity equal to one-hundredth of a stoke.
Higher centistoke grades have a slower flow rate and require blending with lighter fuels for use in ship engines and power stations.
The difference in price, or crack spread, between 180 - centistoke grade and
Increased imports of Mexican 1,000 - centistoke fuel oil will sap blending stock, leaving more higher-centistoke product in the market.
The oil's centistoke rating is a measure of its viscosity, or flow rate, when heated.
Fuel oil with a higher centistoke rating has a slower flow rate.