A unit of frequency interval for musical sounds, ¹⁄₁₂₀₀ of an octave, the interval between the basic frequencies of two sounds when the ratio between them is symbol for the 1200th root of 2 : 1, or about 1.0058 : 1.

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A unit of reactivity used in nuclear engineering, = 1⁄100 dollar.

National Research Council.
A Glossary of Terms in Nuclear Science and Technology.
New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1955.

Page 27.


In the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, India, ? – 21st century, a unit of land area = 40 square meters or 435 square feet.¹ In colonial times it was = 1⁄100 statute acre, hence “cent”, = 435.60 square feet = about 40.47 square meters.

1. Government of India.
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology.
Dept. of Information Technology, National Informatics Centre.
Land Records Information Systems Division.
Technical Report
Study of Uniform Coding Scheme for Computerization of Land Records.
NIC-LRISD-001(NICSI/70182) August 2008.
Page 50.

Notice that these round numbers are not actually equivalent.

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