metricize

verb
met·​ri·​cize | \ ˈme-trə-ˌsīz How to pronounce metricize (audio) \
metricized; metricizing

Definition of metricize

transitive verb

: to change into or express in the metric system

First Known Use of metricize

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for metricize

metric entry 2 + -ize

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3 Sep 2020

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“Metricize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metricize. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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