HyperDic: metric_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression metric unit:
NOUNquantitymetric unit, metrica decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
English > metric unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds).
Example"convert all the measurements to metric units"
Synonymmetric
Narrowermetric capacity unitA capacity unit defined in metric terms
metric linear unitA linear unit of distance in metric terms
metric weight unit, weight unitA decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Broaderunit of measurement, unitAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Spanishsistema métrico decimal, sistema métrico
Catalansistema mètric decimal, sistema mètric

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