Definition of metric system
: a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and on the kilogram
First Known Use of metric system
METRIC SYSTEM Defined for Kids
Definition of metric system for Students
: a system of weights and measures in which the meter is the unit of length and the kilogram is the unit of weight
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