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Noun: cwt
  1. A United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
    - hundredweight, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintal
  2. A British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds
    - hundredweight, long hundredweight

Derived forms: cwts

Type of: avoirdupois unit

Part of: gross ton, long ton, net ton, short ton, ton

Encyclopedia: Cwt