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ˈsɛn tlcen·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintalnoun

    a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds


  1. cental

    The hundredweight (abbreviation: cwt), formerly also known as the centum weight or quintal, is a British imperial and US customary unit of weight or mass. Its value differs between the US and British imperial systems. The two values are distinguished in American English as the "short" and "long" hundredweight and in British English as the "cental" and the "imperial hundredweight". The short hundredweight or cental of 100 pounds (45.36 kg) is used in the United States. The long or imperial hundredweight of 8 stone or 112 pounds (50.80 kg) is defined in the imperial system.Under both conventions, there are 20 hundredweight in a ton, producing a "short ton" of 2,000 pounds and a "long ton" of 2,240 pounds.


  1. cental

    There seems to be a misunderstanding as the term "cental" is not recognized as standard English. It is possibly a typo. If you meant "central," it typically refers to something situated in the center, or something that is most important. If you meant "cental" as a specific unit of weight, it's a unit formerly used in the U.S. to measure goods, equal to 100 pounds (45.359 kilograms). Please provide additional context to ensure that accurate information can be provided.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centalnoun

    a weight of one hundred pounds avoirdupois; -- called in many parts of the United States a Hundredweight

  2. Centalnoun

    relating to a hundred

  3. Etymology: [L. centum a hundred.]


  1. Cental

    In Imperial units, a hundredweight (“long”) is defined as 112 pounds avoirdupois, or 8 stone, or four quarters (50.80234544 kg). This is so close to 50 kg that the transition to metric equivalents has been easy.In U.S. customary units, a hundredweight (“short”) is defined as 100 pounds (equivalent to 45.359237 kg). The short hundredweight is also the normal hundredweight in Canada. The short hundredweight is also called a cental (which never means a long hundredweight), especially in places which normally use the long hundredweight. See Conversion of units — from Wikipedia “Hundredweight” article

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  1. tancel

  2. lancet

  3. cantle

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CENTAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CENTAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • A. opaque
    • B. suspicious
    • C. witless
    • D. squashy

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