meter-kilogram-second

adjective

Definition of meter-kilogram-second

: of, relating to, or being a system of units using the meter, kilogram, and second as its base units abbreviation mks

Note: The meter-kilogram-second system of units has largely been replaced with the International System of Units, which uses many of the same fundamental quantities to derive its units but is more rigorously defined and overseen.

First Known Use of meter-kilogram-second

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Meter-kilogram-second.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meter-kilogram-second. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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meter-kilogram-second

adjective
variants: or chiefly British metre-kilogram-second also metre-kilogramme-second

Medical Definition of meter-kilogram-second

: mks

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