A centilitre is a unit of volume in the metric system equal to ten millilitres or one-hundredth of a litre.
(in AM, use centiliter)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • centilitre — [ sɑ̃tilitr ] n. m. • 1800; de centi et litre ♦ Centième partie du litre (abrév.cl). Bouteille de soixante quinze centilitres. ● centilitre nom masculin Centième partie du litre (symbole cl). centilitre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Centilitre — Centilitre, Maß in Frankreich, der 100. Theil eines Litre = 1/9 Pariser Cubikzoll …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • centilitre — BrE centiliter AmE [ˈsentıli:tə US ər] n written abbreviation cl a unit for measuring an amount of liquid. There are 100 centilitres in one litre …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • centilitre — (US centiliter) ► NOUN ▪ a metric unit of capacity equal to one hundredth of a litre …   English terms dictionary

  • Centilitre — Centiliter Cen ti*li ter, Centilitre Cen ti*li tre, n. [F. centilitre; centi (L. centum) + litre. See {Liter}.] 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • centilitre — UK [ˈsentɪˌliːtə(r)] / US [ˈsentɪˌlɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms centilitre : singular centilitre plural centilitres a unit for measuring an amount of liquid or gas in the metric system. There are 100 centilitres in one litre …   English dictionary

  • CENTILITRE — n. m. T. de Système métrique La centième partie du litre …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • centilitre — noun A unit of volume or capacity of one hundredth of a litre. Symbol: cl …   Wiktionary

  • centilitre — (san ti li tr ) s. m. Centième partie du litre. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Centi.... et litre …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • centilitre — cen|ti|li|tre Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

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