kentle
Quintal Quin"tal, n. [F., fr. Sp. quintal, fr. Ar. qintar a weight of 100 lbs., prob. fr. L. centenarius consisting of a hundred, fr. centeni a hundred each, fr. centum a hundred. See {Hundred}, and cf. {Kentle}.] 1. A hundredweight, either 112 or 100 pounds, according to the scale used. Cf. {Cental}. [Sometimes written and pronounced {kentle}.] [1913 Webster]

2. A metric measure of weight, being 100,000 grams, or 100 kilograms, equal to 220.46 pounds avoirdupois. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Kentle — Ken tle, n. [From {Quintal}.] (Com.) A hundred weight; a quintal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kentle — ˈkentəl noun ( s) Etymology: by alteration : quintal * * * kentle obs. form of quintal …   Useful english dictionary

  • kentle — ken·tle …   English syllables

  • Quintal — Quin tal, n. [F., fr. Sp. quintal, fr. Ar. qintar a weight of 100 lbs., prob. fr. L. centenarius consisting of a hundred, fr. centeni a hundred each, fr. centum a hundred. See {Hundred}, and cf. {Kentle}.] 1. A hundredweight, either 112 or 100… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Большая пятёрка (психология) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Большая пятёрка (значения). Большая пятёрка – диспозициональная (от англ. disposition предрасположенность) модель личности человека. Продолжает линию исследований, начатую Г. Олпортом, Г. Айзенком …   Википедия

  • In Our Lifetime — Infobox Album | Name = In Our Lifetime Type = Studio album Artist = Marvin Gaye Released = January 15, 1981 Recorded = 1979–1980 Marvin s Room, Los Angeles, California Seawest Recording Studio, Honolulu, Hawaii Odyssey Studios, London, England… …   Wikipedia

  • Minori Matsushima — (松島みのり,, Matsushima Minori?), born December 1, 1940, in Chiba Prefecture, is a veteran female seiyū. She currently works for Aoni Production. She is most known for the roles of Candice White (Candy Candy), Meat kun (Kinnikuman), Sayaka Yumi… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph Pomeroy Widney — (December 26, 1841 mdash; July 4, 1938) was a polymathic pioneer American physician, medical topographer, scholar educator, clergyman, entrepreneur philanthropist, proto environmentalist, prohibitionist, philosopher of religion, controversial… …   Wikipedia

  • kentsel — sf. Kentle ilgili, şehirle ilgili Birleşik Sözler kentsel dönüşüm …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • tansıksı — sf. Tansığa yakın, tansığa benzer Yola çıkan barbar, o tansıksı kentle karşılaştığında geçmiş değerleri alımlayacaktır. S. İleri …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”