cent-

来源于拉丁语,意为"hundred"。
1.centenarian
  n./adj.(person who is )100 or more years old百岁或越过百岁的(人)
  *cent(=hundred),en<enn<=year
  例句:Two centenarian who fought in World War I were interviewed as part of the show.作为节目的一部分,曾参加第一次世界大战的两位百岁老人接受了采访。
2.centennial
  n./adj. 100th anniversary;having period of 100 years 百年纪念日;百年的
  *cent(=hundred),enn(=year)
  例句:The company is planning a gala event to mark its centennial.公司正在策划一场大的欢庆祝其成立100周年。
3.centigrade
  adj.in or of the temperature scale that has 100 degrees between the freezing-point and the boiling-point of water百分度的;摄氏温度的
  *cent(=hundred),grad(=degree)
  例句:While most of the world measures temperatures in centigrade,the U.S Britain still use the Fahrenheit system.虽然世界上大部分国家采用摄氏计量温度,但美国和英国极采用华氏。
4.centipede
  n.small insect like crawling creature with a long ,thin body,numerous joints and a pair of feet at each jiont 蜈蚣 *cent(=hundred),ped(=food)
  例句:A long line of soldiers marched across the field like a centipede dressed in camouflage.正排成一个纵队穿越平原士兵看起来像一只穿了迷彩服的蜈蚣。
5.centurion
  n.leader of a unit of 100 soldiers(古罗马的)百夫长 *cent(=hundred)
  例句:He has risen from the rank of centurion to become the emperor's millitary advisor.他已从百夫长晋升为皇帝的军事顾问。