MKS

abbreviation

Definition of MKS

meter-kilogram-second

Medical Dictionary

mks

adjective, often capitalized M&K&S \ ˌem-(ˌ)kā-ˈes \

medical Definition of mks

:of, relating to, or being a system of units based on the meter as the unit of length, the kilogram as the unit of mass, and the mean solar second as the unit of time
  • the mks system
  • mks units

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