centilitre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n centilitre a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Centilitre The hundredth part of a liter; a measure of volume or capacity equal to a little more than six tenths (0.6102) of a cubic inch, or one third (0.338) of a fluid ounce.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Centilitre sen′ti-lē-tr the hundredth part of a litre, a little more than 6⁄10ths of a cubic inch.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. centilitre,; centi,L. centum,) + litre,. See Liter
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. centum, a hundred, and Litre.