metric centner

metric centner
noun
: a centner of 220.46 pounds or 100 kilograms — called also double centner

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centner (def. 2).

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  • metric hundredweight —    an informal unit of mass equal to 50 kilograms or approximately 110.231 pounds, close to the traditional British hundredweight of 112 pounds. This unit is also known by its German name, the zentner, or (in English) the centner …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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  • Do.-Ztr. — Doppelzentner EN metric centner, quintal (100 kilograms) …   Abkürzungen und Akronyme in der deutschsprachigen Presse Gebrauchtwagen

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