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- n. Alternative spelling of hectogram.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The same as hectogram.
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Whereas, as we know, one litre of ordinary water weighs one kilogramme, one litre of heavy water weighs about one kilogramme and one hectogramme, which approximately corresponds to the increase in the weight of the molecule.
When they get the gramme then they have decigramme, centigramme, milligramme, decagramme, hectogramme, and kilogramme.