centipoise


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cen·ti·poise

(sen'ti-poyz),
One hundredth of a poise.

centipoise

[sen′təpois]
Etymology: Jean L.M. Poiseuille, French physiologist, 1797-1869
a measure of the viscosity of a liquid, equal to one hundredth of a poise. The viscosity of glycerin is 1490 centipoise, compared with 1.005 centipoise for water.

cen·ti·poise

(sen'ti-poyz)
One hundredth of a poise.

centipoise

(sent'i-poyz?) [ centi- + poise]
A unit of viscosity in SI units for one hundredth of a poise.
See: poise
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