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Meaning of CENTAL

Pronunciation:  'sentl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
 

CENTAL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: centner, cwt, hundredweight, quintal, short hundredweight
 
 See Also: avoirdupois unit, net ton, quarter, short ton, ton

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cen"tal\, n. [L. centum a hundred.]
    A weight of one hundred pounds avoirdupois; -- called in many
    parts of the United States a {Hundredweight}.
    
    
  2. \Cen"tal\, n.
    Relating to a hundred.
    
    {Cental system}, the method of buying and selling by the
       cental, or hundredweight.
    
    
 

 

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