# ››Convert poise to centipoise

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How many poise in 1 centipoise? The answer is 0.01.
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The SI derived unit for dynamic viscosity is the pascal second.
1 pascal second is equal to 10 poise, or 1000 centipoise.
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# ››Definition: Poise

The poise is a unit of dynamic viscosity in the CGS system of units. It is named after Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille. The analogous SI unit is the Pascal second. Water has a viscosity of 0.0089 poise at 25 °C, or 1 centipoise at 20 °C.

# ››Definition: Centipoise

A unit of dynamic viscosity in the CGS system of units. A centipoise is one millipascal second (mPa·s) in SI units. Water has a viscosity of 0.0089 poise at 25 °C, or 1 centipoise at 20 °C.

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