HyperDic: quintal

English > 2 senses of the word quintal:
NOUNquantityquintala unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
quantityquintal, hundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, centner, centala United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
quintal > pronunciation
Soundskwih'ntahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > quintal: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms.
Part ofmetric ton, MT, tonne, tA unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
Partshundredweight, metric hundredweight, doppelzentner, centnerA unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
Broadermetric weight unit, weight unitA decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Spanishquintal
Catalanquintar
English > quintal: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds.
Synonymshundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, centner, cental
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

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