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Meaning of METRIC SYSTEM

Pronunciation:  'metrik 'sistum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second
 
 See Also: cgs, International System, metric weight unit, SI, system of weights and measures, Systeme International, Systeme International d'Unites, weight unit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Met"ric sys"tem\
See {Metric}, a.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appraisal, appraisement, approximation, assessment, assize, assizement, calculation, computation, correction, determination, estimate, estimation, evaluation, gauging, instrumentation, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, quantification, quantization, rating, survey, surveying, telemetering, telemetry, triangulation, valuation
 

 

 

 

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