Definition of centigram in English:

centigram

(also cg)

noun

  • A metric unit of mass, equal to one hundredth of a gram.

    • ‘Similarly, a centigram is 1/100 of a gram, while a kilogram is 1,000 grams.’
    • ‘It's not so surprising that people chose the grain (weighing four point eight centigrams) as the unit of measure.’
    • ‘For five weeks I have been taking four centigrammes of mercury and 35 centigrammes of potassium iodide a day, and I feel very well on it.’

Pronunciation:

centigram

/ˈsɛntɪɡram/