What is another word for centner?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛntnə] (IPA)

Centner is a term used for a unit of weight, specifically, it is a German term representing a hundredweight. However, there are various synonyms used to equate the word centner such as quintal, kantar, metric quintal, hundredweight, cental, short quintal, and long hundredweight. These terms are often interchangeably used in different countries and industries, particularly in the field of agriculture, trade, and commerce. Basically, the synonyms for the word centner represent the equivalence of 100 pounds or 50 kilograms. So, whether you use the word centner or any of its synonym, it simply refers to a standardized measure for weight across several regions.

What are the hypernyms for Centner?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Centner?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Centner?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Centner?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Centner

Hence there is a great demand for sulphur in all the vine-growing countries of Europe, and Waltershausen estimates the annual consumption of that mineral for this single purpose at 850,000 centner, or more than forty thousand tons.
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George P. Marsh

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