### cent

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

### Cent

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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### cent

[n] - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
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### Cent

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

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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### Cent

A musical cent is one hundredth of a semitone.

### Cent

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

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. 3....
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### cent

noun a fractional monetary unit of several countries
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### Cent

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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### Cent

• (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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### cent

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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### cent

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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### cent

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 21/1200 or approximately 1.000 5778.
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### cent

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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### cent

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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### cent

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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### Cent

[currency] In many national currencies, the cent, commonly represented by the cent sign (a minuscule letter `c` crossed by a diagonal stroke or a vertical line: ¢; or a simple `c`) is a monetary unit that equals {frac|1|100} of the basic monetary unit. Etymologically, the word cent derives from the Latin word `centum` meaning hundred. Cent...
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### Cent

[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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### Cent

[United States coin] The United States one-cent coin, commonly known as a penny, is a unit of currency equaling one one-hundredth of a United States dollar. The cent`s symbol is ¢. Its obverse has featured the profile of President Abraham Lincoln since 1909, the centennial of his birth. From 1959 (the sesquicentennial of Lincoln`s birth) t...
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### cent

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

[World War II Dutch coin] This category includes articles related to the culture and history of Greek Americans in Florida. ...
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