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centi-

centi-

See also: centi

English

Prefix

SI prefix
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centi-

  1. hundred; one-hundredth
  2. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-2. Symbol: c

Usage notes

This prefix is not used in official scientific contexts. For example, "1 cm" (one centimetre) is written instead as either "10 mm" or "0.01 m".

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Danish

Etymology

From Latin centi-.

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi-

Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

From French centi-.

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi-
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French

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi-

Hungarian

Etymology

From Latin centum (hundred).[1]

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɛnti]
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ti

Prefix

centi-

  1. (noun prefix) centi-
    méter (meter)centiméter (centimeter)

Derived terms

See also

  • Appendix:Hungarian prefixes

References

  1. Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

Italian

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi-

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Latin

Etymology

From centum (hundred)

Prefix

centi-

  1. one hundred-, hundred-; indicates a count of one hundred items

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Portuguese

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi- (one hundredth)