Meaning | A decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds). |
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Example | "convert all the measurements to *metric units*" |
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Synonym | metric |
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Narrower | metric capacity unit | A capacity unit defined in metric terms |
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metric linear unit | A linear unit of distance in metric terms |

metric weight unit, weight unit | A decimal unit of weight based on the gram |

Broader | unit of measurement, unit | Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange |
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Spanish | sistema métrico decimal, sistema métrico |
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Catalan | sistema mètric decimal, sistema mètric |
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