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cents, plural;
  1. A monetary unit of the US, Canada, and various other countries, equal to one hundredth of a dollar, euro, or other decimal currency unit

  2. A coin of this value

  3. A small sum of money
    • - she saved every cent possible
  4. Used for emphasis to denote any money at all
    • - he hadn't yet earned a cent
  5. One hundredth of a half step


  1. a fractional monetary unit of several countries
  2. penny: a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
  3. In Canada, a penny is a coin worth one cent or of a dollar. According to the Royal Canadian Mint, the official national term of the coin is the "one-cent piece", but in practice the term penny or cent is universal. Before, a penny referred to a two cent coin. ...
  4. 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.
  5. The Dutch 1 cent coin struck during the World War II German occupation was a unit of currency in the Netherlands.
  6. 1 cent euro coins (€0.01) have a value of one-hundredth of a euro and are composed of copper-covered steel. All coins have a common reverse side and country-specific national sides. The coin has been used since 2002 and was not redesigned in 2007 as was the case with the higher value coins.
  7. 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. ...
  8. 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. Its symbol is ¢. Its obverse has featured the profile of President Abraham Lincoln since 1909, the centennial of his birth. ...
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  10. (375 cents) (n) An insane amount to pay for any single cup of coffee, unless of course one is at the foot of the Spanish Steps and in the company of a potential sexual partner above one's standing. If in Brooklyn, however, see also: Nigeria scam; bridge for sale.
  11. (Cents (Money)) Common cents should be a guiding force in investment.
  12. (Cents) Game currency used within Evony buy items, speed up research, hasten building times,  or buy spins on the wheel of fortune.
  13. (Cents) The unit division of the semitone. There are 100 equal cents in a semitone, halfstep, or halftone.
  14. (cents) a unit of relative frequency, used to show relative pitches of notes
  15. A denomination valued at one-hundredth of a dollar, struck by the U.S. Mint.
  16. One one-hundredth of the standard monetary unit. Also called Centesimo in Italy, Centime in France and Switzerland, Centavo in Mexico and some Central and South American countries, and Centimo in Spain and Venezuela, etc.
  17. Unit of pitch equal to 1/100 of a semitone.
  18. (hundred): centímetro (centimeter), centenar (group of 100)
  19. A musical cent is one hundredth of a semitone.
  20. 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.
  21. The smallest conventional unit of pitch deviation. One hundred cents equal one half-step.
  22. One percent of a dollar, or centavo, centime or centesimo in other countries around the world.
  23. A unit of pitch. There are 100 cents in a half-step. (See table and drawing on p. 54 in the Percussion Manual.)
  24. means of measuring the disparity of two pitches in an equal-tempered scale
  25. (b. 1975). Rap star with many top hits, 2000-ongoing.