absolute system

noun

: a system of physical units (as cgs units) based on a unit of force independent of the value of acceleration of gravity

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of absolute system was in 1874

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“Absolute system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolute%20system. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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