centiliter


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centilitre

(US), centiliter
one hundredth of a litre
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centiliter

[′sent·ə‚lēd·ər]
(mechanics)
A unit of volume equal to 0.01 liter or to 10-5 cubic meter.
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Participants consumed fewer cigarettes (numbers: M = 2.20, SD = 5.79), beer (cans: M = 0.80, SD = 2.21), wine (bottles: M = 0.32, SD = 0.59), and spirits (centiliters: M = 0.00, SD = 0.00) compared with the average Swedish population over the course of one week.
Others reported doses measured in teaspoons, bottle caps, and cubic centiliters (cc's) of liquids with unknown concentrations.
In a population where the average consumption per drinker is 15 liters of pure alcohol annually, the proportion of the population whose consumption exceeds 15 centiliters of pure alcohol daily (that is 54.75 liters annually) will be 0.2% when [sigma] = 0.5.