cental [sent′'l]

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  • Cental — Cen tal, n. Relating to a hundred. [1913 Webster] {Cental system}, the method of buying and selling by the cental, or hundredweight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cental — (Zentner), in den Vereinigten Staaten an Stelle des englischen Hundredweight zu 112 Pounds (Cwt.) eingeführtes Handelsgewicht; 1 Cental = 100 Pounds …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Cental —   [sentl; zu lateinisch centum »hundert«] der, s/ s, in Großbritannien neben den gesetzlichen metrischen Einheiten noch verwendete Gewichts und Masseneinheit: 1 cental = 100 pounds = 45,359243 kg.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cental — Cen tal, n. [L. centum a hundred.] A weight of one hundred pounds avoirdupois; called in many parts of the United States a {Hundredweight}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cental — (spr. ßenntel), amerikan. Zentner des Leichtgewichtes, = 100 engl. Handelspfund = 25/28 Hundredweights = 45,359 kg …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cental — (spr. ßenntĕl), amerik. Zentner = 45,359 kg …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • cental — cȅntal m DEFINICIJA v. centa (2) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Cental — Cen|tal [ sɛntl̩] der; s, s <aus engl. cental »Zentner«> in Großbritannien verwendete Gewichtseinheit (= 45,359 kg) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • cental — (cH or ctl)    an alternate name in Britain for the U.S. hundredweight, which is equal to exactly 100 pounds (the British hundredweight is 112 pounds). Introduced by British merchants around 1850, the name was apparently coined after the model of …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • cental — noun Etymology: Latin centum + English al (as in quintal) Date: 1870 chiefly British hundredweight 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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