HyperDic: cwt

English > 2 senses of the word cwt:
NOUNquantitycwt, hundredweight, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintala United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
quantitycwt, hundredweight, long hundredweighta British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds
English > cwt: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds.
Synonymshundredweight, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintal
Part ofshort ton, ton, net tonA United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
PartsquarterA quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
Broaderavoirdupois unitAny of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
Spanishquintal
Catalanquintar
English > cwt: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds.
Synonymshundredweight, long hundredweight
Part oflong ton, ton, gross tonA British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
PartsquarterA quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
Broaderavoirdupois unitAny of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights

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