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Noun: centner  sent-nu(r)
  1. A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
    - hundredweight, metric hundredweight, doppelzentner
  2. In some European countries: a unit of weight equivalent to 50 kilograms
  3. A United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
    - hundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, cental, quintal

Derived forms: centners

Type of: avoirdupois unit, metric weight unit, weight unit

Part of: net ton, quintal, short ton, ton

Encyclopedia: Centner