Cent vs Centner - What's the difference?

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Cent is a related term of centner.


As nouns the difference between cent and centner

is that cent is cent, the smaller unit of the euro while centner is a unit of weight with different actual definitions in parts of germany and scandinavia, typically 100 local pounds.

cent

English

(wikipedia cent)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (label) A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries. Symbol: .
  • (label) A small sum of money.
  • (label) A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.
  • (label) A coin having face value of one cent (in either of the above senses).
  • (label) A hundredth of a half step.
  • Usage notes

    * Due to the differing plural formats used in European languages, it is common to use the word cent as a plural throughout the Eurozone.

    Synonyms

    * (of a dollar) dollarcent * (of a euro) eurocent * penny

    See also

    * dollar * euro * per cent * two cents

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (en-abbr)
  • century
  • English terms with homophones ----

    centner

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A unit of weight with different actual definitions in parts of Germany and Scandinavia, typically 100 local pounds.