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{adj: centenarian} being at least 100 years old



{adj: centennial, centenary} of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years
"centennial celebration"

{adj: centigrade} of or relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees

{adj: critical} at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
"a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure"
"critical mass"
"go critical"
<-> noncritical

{adj: effective} ready for service
"the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers"

{adj: hundred thousand} (in Roman numerals, C written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 100,000 items or units

{adj: hundred, one hundred, 100, c} being ten more than ninety

{adj: measly, miserable, paltry} contemptibly small in amount
"a measly tip"
"the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"
"a paltry wage"
"almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"

{adj: three-figure} (of numbers) written with three figures
"100 through 999 are three-figure numbers"

{adv: per annum, p.a., per year, each year, annually} by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
"he earned $100,000 per annum"
"we issue six volumes per annum"

{adv: per diem, by the day} one every day
"we'll save 100 man-hours per diem"

{adv: sevenfold} seven times
"the population of this village increased sevenfold in the past 100 years"

{n: 24-karat gold, pure gold} 100 per cent gold

{n: Algerian centime} 100 centimes equal 1 dinar in Algeria

{n: American football, American football game} a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

{n: Argus} (Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes

{n: British pound, pound, British pound sterling, pound sterling, quid} the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence

{n: Caesar, Julius Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesar} conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)

{n: Cape Verde escudo, escudo} the basic unit of money on Cape Verde; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Celsius scale, international scale, centigrade scale} a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees

{n: Chilean peso, peso} the basic unit of money in Chile; equal to 100 centesimos

{n: Colombian peso, peso} the basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Cuban peso, peso} the basic unit of money in Cuba; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Cypriot pound, pound} the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents

{n: Dominican peso, peso} the basic unit of money in the Dominican Republic; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Egyptian pound, pound} the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters

{n: Falkland Islands} a group of over 100 islands in the southern Atlantic off the coast of Argentina; a British crown colony

{n: Fiji Islands, Fijis} a group of more than 800 islands (100 inhabited) in the southwestern Pacific; larger islands (Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) are of volcanic origin surrounded by coral reefs; smaller islands are coral

{n: Gluck, Christoph Willibald von Gluck} German composer of more than 100 operas (1714-1787)

{n: Guinea-Bissau peso, peso} the basic unit of money in Guinea-Bissau; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Haitian centime} 100 centimes equal 1 gourde in Haiti

{n: Hanseatic League} a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669

{n: Iditarod Trail} a trail that extends 1,100 miles from Anchorage over the Alaska Range to Nome

{n: Indian rupee, rupee} the basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise

{n: Iranian dinar, dinar} 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran

{n: Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, pound} formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

{n: Josephus, Flavius Josephus, Joseph ben Matthias} Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)

{n: Kenyan shilling, shilling} the basic unit of money in Kenya; equal to 100 cents

{n: Kuwaiti dirham, dirham} worth one tenth of a Kuwaiti dinar; equal 100 fils

{n: Lebanese pound, pound} the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters

{n: Libyan dirham, dirham} 100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Libya

{n: Ludi Saeculares, secular games} the centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era

{n: Mauritian rupee, rupee} the basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents

{n: Mexican peso, peso} the basic unit of money in Mexico; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Moroccan dirham, dirham} the basic unit of money in Morocco; equal to 100 centimes

{n: Nepalese rupee, rupee} the basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa

{n: Operation Desert Storm} the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)

{n: Pakistani rupee, rupee} the basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa

{n: Parthia} an ancient country in Asia on the Caspian Sea; dominated southwestern Asia from about 100 BC to 200 AD

{n: Philippine peso, peso} the basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to 100 centavos

{n: Portuguese escudo, escudo} formerly the basic monetary unit of Portugal; equal to 100 centavo

{n: Qatari dirham, dirham} 100 dirhams equal 1 riyal in Qatar

{n: Roman numeral} a symbol in the old Roman notation; I,V,X,L,C,D,M represent 1,5,10,50,100,500,1000 respectively in Arabic notation
<-> Arabic numeral

{n: Seychelles rupee, rupee} the basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents

{n: Shetland, Shetland Islands, Zetland} an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland

{n: Somalian shilling, shilling} the basic unit of money in Somalia; equal to 100 cents

{n: Sri Lanka rupee, rupee} the basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents

{n: Sudanese pound, pound} the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters

{n: Syrian pound, pound} the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters

{n: Taiwan, Formosa} an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea

{n: Tanzanian shilling, shilling} the basic unit of money in Tanzania; equal to 100 cents

{n: Tunisian dirham, dirham} 100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Tunisia

{n: Typhoeus} (Greek mythology) son of Gaea and Tartarus who created the whirlwinds; had a terrifying voice and 100 dragon heads that spurted fire

{n: Ugandan shilling, shilling} the basic unit of money in Uganda; equal to 100 cents

{n: Uruguayan peso, peso} the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos

{n: Yemeni fils, fils} 100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial

{n: Yemeni rial, rial} the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils

{n: agora} 100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel

{n: anabolic steroid} any of a group of synthetic steroid hormones used to stimulate muscle and bone growth; more than 100 have been developed and each requires a prescription to be used legally in the United States; sometimes used illicitly by athletes to increase their strength

{n: are, ar} a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

{n: at} 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

{n: austral} the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos

{n: avo} 100 avos equal 1 pataca in Macao

{n: balboa} the basic unit of money in Panama; equal to 100 centesimos

{n: ban} 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

{n: ban} 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania

{n: birr} the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents

{n: bolivar} the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos

{n: boliviano} the basic unit of money in Bolivia; equal to 100 centavos

{n: butut, butat} 100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia

{n: cardinal} (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes

{n: centas} 100 centas equal 1 litas in Lithuania

{n: centenarian} someone who is at least 100 years old

{n: centurion} (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers

{n: century} a period of 100 years

{n: chemical element, element} any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

{n: chetrum} 100 chetrums equal 1 ngultrum in Bhutan

{n: chon} 100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea

{n: chon} 100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea

{n: colon, Costa Rican colon} the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos

{n: colon, El Salvadoran colon} the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos

{n: cordoba} the basic unit of money in Nicaragua; equal to 100 centavos

{n: cruzeiro} the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

{n: dash} a footrace run at top speed
"he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"

{n: dollar} the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents

{n: engineer's chain} a unit of length (100 ft)

{n: eyrir} 100 aurar equal 1 krona in Iceland

{n: fen} 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China

{n: fermium, Fm, atomic number 100} a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

{n: filler} 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary

{n: franc} the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes

{n: googol} a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)

{n: groschen} 100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria

{n: grosz} 100 groszy equal 1 zloty in Poland

{n: guarani} the basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos

{n: guilder, gulden, florin, Dutch florin} formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents

{n: guilder, gulden, florin} the basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents

{n: haler, heller} 100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia

{n: haler, heller} 100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic

{n: hecatomb} a great sacrifice; an ancient Greek or Roman sacrifice of 100 oxen

{n: hectare} (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

{n: hectogram, hg} 100 grams

{n: hectoliter, hectolitre, hl} a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters

{n: hectometer, hectometre, hm} a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters

{n: heliopause} the boundary marking the edge of the sun's influence; the boundary (roughly 100 AU from the sun) between the interplanetary medium and the interstellar medium; where the solar wind and the wind from other stars meet

{n: hundred dollar bill, c-note} a United States bill worth 100 dollars

{n: hundred, 100, C, century, one C, centred} ten 10s

{n: hundredth} position 100 in a countable series of things

{n: hundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintal} a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds

{n: hundredweight, metric hundredweight, doppelzentner, centner} a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

{n: intelligence quotient, IQ, I.Q.} a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)

{n: kapeika} 100 kapeikas equal 1 rubel in Belarus

{n: kobo} 100 kobos equal 1 naira in Nigeria

{n: kopek, kopeck, copeck} 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia

{n: kopiyka} 100 kopiykas equal 1 hryvnia in Ukraine

{n: kuru, piaster, piastre} 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey

{n: lempira} the basic unit of money in Honduras; equal to 100 centavos

{n: leone} the basic unit of money in Sierra Leone; equal to 100 cents

{n: lepton} 100 lepta equal 1 drachma in Greece

{n: likuta} 100 makuta equal 1 zaire in Zaire

{n: lilangeni} the basic unit of money in Swaziland; equal to 100 cents

{n: link} a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

{n: lira, Italian lira} formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi

{n: lira, Maltese lira} the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents

{n: lumma} 100 lumma equal 1 dram in Armenia

{n: lwei} 100 lwei equal 1 kwanza in Angola

{n: mainframe, mainframe computer} a large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room

{n: mastering} the act of making a master recording from which copies can be made
"he received a bill for mastering the concert and making 100 copies"

{n: medium wave} a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 meters (a frequency between 300 kilohertz and 3000 kilohertz)

{n: mesh} the number of opening per inch of a screen; measures size of particles
"a 100 mesh screen"
"100 mesh powdered cellulose"

{n: metical} the basic unit of money in Mozambique; equal to 100 centavos

{n: millipede, millepede, milliped} any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs

{n: mongo} 100 mongo equal 1 tugrik in Mongolia

{n: nanotechnology} the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)

{n: narco-state} an area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent
"this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"

{n: neritic zone} the ocean waters from the low tide mark to a depth of about 100 fathoms

{n: newton, N} a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes

{n: ngwee} 100 ngwee equal 1 kwacha in Zambia

{n: nineties, mid-nineties} the time of life between 90 and 100

{n: ore} a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona

{n: para} 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia

{n: penni} 100 pennia formerly equaled 1 markka in Finland

{n: percent sign, percentage sign} a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100

{n: percentage, percent, per centum, pct} a proportion multiplied by 100

{n: percentile, centile} (statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total

{n: performance, public presentation} a dramatic or musical entertainment
"they listened to ten different performances"
"the play ran for 100 performances"
"the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"

{n: peseta, Spanish peseta} formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos

{n: pesewa} 100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana

{n: pfennig} 100 pfennigs formerly equaled 1 Deutsche Mark in Germany

{n: polypeptide} a peptide containing 10 to more than 100 amino acids

{n: pound, lb} 16 ounces
"he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds"

{n: pul} 100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan

{n: pya} 100 pyas equal 1 kyat in Myanmar

{n: qepiq} 100 qepiq equal 1 manat in Azerbaijan

{n: qindarka, qintar} 100 qindarka equal 1 lek in Albania

{n: quetzal} the basic unit of money in Guatemala; equal to 100 centavos

{n: quintal} a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

{n: rad} a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material

{n: rand} the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents

{n: red dwarf, red dwarf star} a small cool star; approximately 100 times the mass of Jupiter

{n: region, neighborhood} the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')
"it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"
"the price is in the neighborhood of $100"

{n: riel} the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen

{n: ringgit} the basic unit of money in Malaysia; equal to 100 sen

{n: run batted in, rbi} a run that is the result of the batter's performance
"he had more than 100 rbi last season"

{n: run} the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
"a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"

{n: rupiah} the basic unit of money in Indonesia; equal to 100 sen

{n: santims} 100 santimi equal 1 lats in Latvia

{n: satang} 100 satangs equal 1 baht in Thailand

{n: sene} 100 sene equal 1 tala in Western Samoa

{n: seniti} 100 seniti equal 1 pa'anga in Tonga

{n: sente} 100 sente equal 1 loti in Lesotho

{n: sent} 100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia

{n: share} any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
"he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price"

{n: short wave} a radio wave with a wavelength less than 100 meters (a frequency greater than 3 megahertz)

{n: small businessman} a businessman who runs a business employing less than 100 people

{n: stotinka} 100 stotinka equal 1 lev in Bulgaria

{n: sucre} the basic unit of money in Ecuador; equal to 100 centavos

{n: tachycardia} abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)

{n: taka} the basic unit of money in Bangladesh; equal to 100 paisa

{n: tambala} 100 tambala equal 1 kwacha in Malawi

{n: tanga} 100 tanga equal 1 Tajikistani ruble

{n: tenge} 100 tenge equal 1 manat in Turkmenistan

{n: tetri} 100 tetri equal 1 lari in Georgia

{n: thebe} 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana

{n: therm} a unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units

{n: thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard} the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

{n: tiyin} 100 tiyin equal 1 tenge in Kazakhstan

{n: toea} 100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea

{n: top quark, truth quark} a hypothetical quark with a charge of +2/3 and a mass more than 100,000 times that of an electron

{n: tyiyn} 100 tyiyn equal 1 som in Kyrgyzstan

{n: tyyn} 100 tyyn equal 1 sum in Uzbekistan

{n: water, H2O} binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

{n: weber, Wb} a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells

{n: yen} the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen

{v: beat down, bargain down} persuade the seller to accept a lower price
"She beat the merchant down $100"

{v: bet, wager, play} stake on the outcome of an issue
"I bet $100 on that new horse"
"She played all her money on the dark horse"

{v: boil} come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
"Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
<-> freeze

{v: break} exchange for smaller units of money
"I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy"

{v: chalk up, run up} accumulate as a debt
"he chalked up $100 in the course of the evening"

{v: charge} set or ask for a certain price
"How much do you charge for lunch?"
"This fellow charges $100 for a massage"

{v: cost, be} be priced at
"These shoes cost $100"

{v: count} name or recite the numbers
"The toddler could count to 100"

{v: credit} accounting: enter as credit
"We credit your account with $100"
<-> debit

{v: edit} supervise the publication of
"The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"

{v: flash} expose or show briefly
"he flashed a $100 bill"

{v: make} calculate as being
"I make the height about 100 feet"

{v: overdo, exaggerate} do something to an excessive degree
"He overdid it last night when he did 100 push-ups"

{v: reach, hit, attain} reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
"The thermometer hit 100 degrees"
"This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"

{v: relieve} take by stealing
"The thief relieved me of $100"

{v: suffice, do, answer, serve} be sufficient ; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
"A few words would answer"
"This car suits my purpose well"
"Will $100 do?"
"A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"
"Nothing else will serve"

{v: traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across} travel across or pass over
"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"


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