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quintal

1. a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds
2. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

Quintal

 

(in Russian, tsentner), a subsidiary unit of weight equal to 100 kg. The Russian abbreviation is ts; in countries where the Latin alphabet is used, the abbreviation is q. In certain countries, a unit equal to 100 pounds is called a quintal. In the English system of measures, a unit equal to 100 pounds is called a short hundredweight, or (chiefly in Great Britain) a cental.

quintal

[′kwint·əl]
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49 quintals of food grain while three motorcycles ferried 274.
9% million quintals during the same period of the last harvest), while mutual companies' share reached 2.
The petition said the annual productivity of the land acquired was about 5,618 to 7,022 quintals of wheat; 8,402 to 9,803 quintals of fodder; 70,225 to 73,034 quintals of grass and 4,775 to 5,337 quintals of grain.
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Summary: Tunisia's grain harvest for the 2015/2016 season will reach 14 million quintals, according to preliminary estimates, against 13 million quintals recorded last season, Deputy Director of Directorate General of Agricultural
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The police had arrested the duo -- Om Prakash Omi and Kishore Kumar -- from Sadharanpur village under Gulawati police station in the district last year and seized 80 quintals of animal fats, four quintals of adulterated milk and khoya (a milk product) and four packets of milk powders.
Gross harvest for a yield of 396 quintals per hectare was more than 1 million 471 thousand tons, which is 291 thousand tons more than in the same period last year.
23 million quintals in the governorate of Bizerte (17.
Tunisia will be forced to import about 16 million quintals of wheat and barley after the drastic drop in cereal harvest for the 2012-2013 season.
Juan Agustin Herrera, who grows coffee in eight hectares in the district La Mora, said that despite the rust they collected about 300 quintals of husked coffee in the harvest just gone, unlike other harvests where performance has been between 50 and 60 quintals per hectare.
The average yield was 278 quintals per hectare, which is also 28 quintals more than last year.