metrication

noun
met·​ri·​ca·​tion | \ˌme-tri-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of metrication 

: the act or process of metricizing specifically : conversion of an existent system of units into the metric system

First Known Use of metrication

1965, in the meaning defined above

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