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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] centum, hundred via French.

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".

Translations

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French

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi-

Italian

Prefix

centi-

  1. centi-

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Latin

Etymology

From centum (hundred)

Prefix

centi- [[Category:Template:lang:la prefixes|centi-]]

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

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