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Definition of the noun quintal

What does quintal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: quintals

  1. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
  2. a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds

Alternative definition of the noun quintal


  1. [archaic] A measure of weight originally equal to a hundred pounds; later, a hundredweight.
  2. One hundred kilograms.


  1. Quintal is a fictional character from the 2014 play Pitcairn.
  2. Quintal is a fictional film character.


"Quintal" is a musical album of David Duarte.


Quintal is a theater company.

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Google previewThe British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review (1828)

Ferruginous sand, resting on beds of greenish clay, and varying from fifteen to thirty feet in depth, are the deposits, especially the latter, in which the gold is found; but as four grains per quintal is the average return, it is plain that the produce ...

Google previewGeorge Broomhall's Corn Trade News (1917)

(10 cents per quintal is the equivalent of about 4 Ad. per quarter.) Freights. — Argentina continues inactive to European destinations, with rates nominally unchanged on basis of 145/- up river, 140, - down river, to U.K., but interest is still ...

Google previewThe Ten-Word Game (2004)

by Jonathan Gash

A quintal is a five—stemmed pot for standing on a table, a little flower in each. Five of anything was an auspicious number for a lady, signifying the opened hand offering feminine attributes of charity, honesty and loyalty, all things handsome ...

Google previewWild Hope (2012)

On the Front Lines of Conservation Success by Andrew Balmford

A quintal is a unit ofmass which helpfully means 34 chapter 2.

Google previewThe Autobiography of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813) (2006)

by Daniel Vickers

A quintal is a hundredweight or 112 ...

Google previewThe Train in Spain (2013)

by Christopher Howse

its weight had been 19 quintales and 55 libras. notionally, a quintal is a hundredweight, though pre-decimal Spanish measures are notoriously variable from place to place.

Google previewA Comparative Analysis of the Technical Efficiency of Rain-fed and Smallholder Irrigation in Ethiopia (2011)

by Makombe, G., Namara, R., Hagos, F., Awulachew, S. B., Ayana, M., Bossio, D.

The quintal is a measure that is commonly used by smallholder farmers in Ethiopia (Seyoum et al. 1998). Data were collected for both irrigated and rain-fed production, for those farmers who had access to both rain-fed plots and irrigated plots.

Google previewGoyal’s IIT FOUNDATION COURSE PHYSICS (2014)

For Class-6 by V.K. Sally

It is called quintal.

Google previewProduction and Marketing of Off-season Vegetables (1990)

by D. V. Singh

per quintal is the total cost of production of pea in the State. As against this the implicit price received by the cultivators is Rs. 347.64 per quintal. This proves our hypothesis that cultivation of pea by all size of farmers ...

Google previewA New General Collection of Voyages and Travels ... in Europe, Asia, Africa and America ..., Also the Manners and Customs of the Several Inhabitants ... (1745)

Consisting of the Most Esteemed Relations, which Have Been Hitherto Published in Any Language, ...

Every Quintal is an hundred Weight. • According to De Faria, this Action was in - * ... ra. o, * : so ord 5. o, so - o * to otew *s. o * of - -> tos M - al. Hr tiss, "sa *y and battered the Town: But the King becoming tributary, all. the Bay of Kalikát : That ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles (1985)

The Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century by Ronald Edward Zupko

Baker 207: Quintal...

Sheppard l7: A Kintall or Quintal l, is a certain measure or weight of Wood, Iron, or such like thing or Merchandize, to the value of an hundred, or something over or under, according to the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

As essays, particularly the first, are generally made m small, essayers have very small weights corresponding to the weights used in the great ; that is, to the quintal or hundred pounds weight, to pounds, ounces, drams, &c. The essay quintal ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

essiys, particularly the first, are generally aide in small, essayers have very small weights corresponding to the weights used in the great ; that is, to the quintal or hundred pounds weight, to pounds, ounces, drams, &c. The essay quintal and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Agricultural Marketing (2001)

by Jagdish Prasad

per quintal of fenugreek respectively. Among all the functionaries, village trader got the maximum margin. This has been so due to the purchase of fenugreek at low price in the village ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

- NEW FOUNDLAND Quintal (fish) .

Google previewDictionary of Cape Breton English (2016)

by William J. Davey, Richard MacKinnon

quintal noun a variable unit of measure, typically for codfish, either salted and dried, or uncured; rarely, a measure of some other food item 1823 GREAT BRITAN COLONIAL OFFICE Papers Relative to the Re-Annexation of the Island of Cape ...

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Quintal Meaning

Video shows what quintal means. A measure of weight originally equal to a hundred pounds; later, a hundredweight.. One hundred kilograms.. Quintal Meaning.

Scrabble value of Q10U1I1N1T1A1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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