››Convert dyne to centinewton

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How many dyne in 1 centinewton? The answer is 1000.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 100000 dyne, or 100 centinewton.
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››Quick conversion chart of dyne to centinewton

1 dyne to centinewton = 0.001 centinewton

10 dyne to centinewton = 0.01 centinewton

50 dyne to centinewton = 0.05 centinewton

100 dyne to centinewton = 0.1 centinewton

200 dyne to centinewton = 0.2 centinewton

500 dyne to centinewton = 0.5 centinewton

1000 dyne to centinewton = 1 centinewton

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››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."

››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.

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