A cent is typically a small coin denoting one hundredth of a larger denomination, such as one hundredth of a dollar or Euro.

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*[World War II Dutch coin]* The cent was the smallest unit of currency in the Netherlands, while under German occupation during World War II. It was worth 1/100 of a Dutch Guilder. The coin was made entirely of zinc and was designed by the Dutch national-socialist Nico de Haas. ==Mintage numbers== The following amount of coins has been struck

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*n]* - a fractional monetary unit of several countries

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(US Currency and Slang) - Smallest unit. 100 cents = 1 dollar.

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A convenient way to measure intervals by the log of the frequency ratio. 100 cents make a semitone, 1200 cents make an octave. The interval in cents between two frequencies f1 and f2 is 1731.234 * ln (f2 / f1) where ln is the log to base e.

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A musical cent is one hundredth of a semitone.

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In musical research, a unit of pitch change equal to 0.01 semitones.

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**Cent** * noun* [ French

* cent* hundred, Latin

* centum* . See

__ Hundred__ .]

** 1.** A hundred; as, ten per

* cent* , the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.

** 2.** A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.

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*noun* a fractional monetary unit of several countries

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From Latin centum = hundred; smallest European and American coin = a hundredth of a euro or dollar. Monetary units deriving from centum in other countries (until 2001): centavo (Portugal), centime (France), centimo (Spain).

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• (n.) A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred. • (n.) An old game at cards, supposed to be like piquet; -- so called because 100 points won the game. • (n.) A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.

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*[unit]* A cent is a one-hundredth of a unit of measurement, as in "12 cents of an inch". In some cases the base unit is understood, and the cent is used as a unit itself. ==Area== In India, a cent is a measure of area and equals {frac|1|100} acre (40.468 m2). === Calculations === ==Music== In music, a cent is {frac|1|100} of a semitone, i.e.

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*[music]* The cent is a logarithmic unit of measure used for musical intervals. Twelve-tone equal temperament divides the octave into 12 semitones of 100 cents each. Typically, cents are used to measure extremely small finite intervals, or to compare the sizes of comparable intervals in different tuning systems, and in fact the interval of on

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*[currency]* In many national currencies, the cent is a monetary unit that equals 1⁄100 of the basic monetary unit. Etymologically, the word cent derives from the Latin word "centum" meaning hundred. Cent also refers to a coin which is worth one cent. In the United States and Canada, the 1¢ coin is generally known by the nickname penny, al

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- a fractional monetary unit of several countries
- a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit

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an old English unit of quantity, usually equal to 100 but sometimes 120 (the great or long hundred) or some other figure of similar size. The Latin number 100, centum, is also used in English works for this quantity.

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an informal name for 1/100 of almost any unit, for example, a centiliter (0.01 liter). Phrases such as '15 cents of an inch' were formerly common in English.

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a unit used in music when it is necessary to specify the ratio in frequency between two tones with great precision. There are 100 cents in a semitone, or 1200 in an octave. If two notes differ by 1 cent, the ratio between their frequencies is 2

^{1/1200} or approximately 1.000 5778.

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a unit used in nuclear engineering to describe the 'reactivity' of a nuclear reactor, equal to 0.01 dollar. For a discussion of reactivity, see inhour.

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Subunit of the single European currency (euro) introduced in the euro area countries at the beginning of the third stage of Economic and Monetary Union on January 1, 1999. 1 euro is divided into 100 cent. The ISO currency code is EUR, and the symbol € is also used. In January 2002, the twelve euro area countries mastered the euro cash changeover

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logarithmic frequency interval between two sounds having a fundamental-frequency ratio of the 1200th root of two NOTE 1 - One octave is equal to 1200 cents. NOTE 2 -The cent is used as a unit of logarithmic frequency interval.

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The smallest conventional unit of pitch deviation. One hundred cents equal one half-step.

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