the metric system

noun

Definition of the metric system

: a system of weights and measures that is based on the meter and on the kilogram

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“The metric system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20metric%20system. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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