English system

noun

Definition of English system

  1. :  the foot-pound-second system of units

1821

First Known Use of english system

1821


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English system

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noun En·glish system \ˈiŋ-glish-, ˈiŋ-lish-\

Medical Definition of English system

  1. :  the foot-pound-second system of units


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