Hundred Weight

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Hundred Weight

100 pounds. Cwt is used in some futures contracts and other derivatives in which the weight of the underlying asset is required. For example, a contract may state that the seller will deliver 3 Cwt, meaning 300 pounds. This convention has been in use in the United States since the 19th century.
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Thus, the 1993-94 fall potato crop could range from 350 to 365 million cwt, assuming that:
Ond fydde dim yn rhoi mwy o deimlad y gwanwyn i mi na agor drws y cwt a rhoi spring clin iddo ddiwedd Mawrth.
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The quantity grade is determined by the amount of saleable meat estimated with the mathematical equation formed by CWT, BFT, and EMA.
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