HyperDic: metric_weight_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression metric weight unit:
NOUNquantitymetric weight unit, weight unita decimal unit of weight based on the gram
English > metric weight unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA decimal unit of weight based on the gram.
Synonymweight unit
Part ofmetric systemA decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second
NarrowercaratA unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg
centnerIn some European countries
decigram, dg1/10 gram
dekagram, decagram, dkg, dag10 grams
grain, metric grainA weight unit used for pearls or diamonds
gram, gramme, gm, gA metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
gram atom, gram-atomic weightThe quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element
gram molecule, mole, molThe molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams
hectogram, hg100 grams
hundredweight, metric hundredweight, doppelzentner, centnerA unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
kilogram, kg, kiloOne thousand grams
metric ton, MT, tonne, tA unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
microgram, mcgOne millionth (1/1,000,000) gram
milligram, mgOne thousandth (1/1,000) gram
myriagram, mygOne ten thousandth of a centner
nanogram, ngOne billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram
quintalA unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
Broadermass unitA unit of measurement for mass
metric unit, metricA decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
Spanishunidad de peso
Catalanunitat de pes

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