## ››Convert centinewton to dyne

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How many centinewtons in 1 dyne? The answer is 0.001.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 100 centinewtons, or 100000 dyne.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of centinewtons to dyne

1 centinewtons to dyne = 1000 dyne

2 centinewtons to dyne = 2000 dyne

3 centinewtons to dyne = 3000 dyne

4 centinewtons to dyne = 4000 dyne

5 centinewtons to dyne = 5000 dyne

6 centinewtons to dyne = 6000 dyne

7 centinewtons to dyne = 7000 dyne

8 centinewtons to dyne = 8000 dyne

9 centinewtons to dyne = 9000 dyne

10 centinewtons to dyne = 10000 dyne

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## ››Definition: Centinewton

The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.

So 1 centinewton = 10-2 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.

## ››Definition: Dyne

In physics, the dyne is a unit of force specified in the centimetre-gram-second (cgs) system of units, symbol "dyn". One dyne is equal to exactly 10-5 newtons. Further, the dyne can be defined as "the force required to accelerate a mass of one gram at a rate of one centimetre per second squared."

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