HyperDic: system_of_weights_and_measures

English > 1 sense of the expression system of weights and measures:
NOUNquantitysystem of weights and measuressystem of measurement for length and weight and duration / duration
English > system of weights and measures: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
Meaningsystem of measurement for length and weight and duration / duration.
NarrowerBritish Imperial System, English system, British systemA system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint
United States Customary SystemThe system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint / pint that dates back to colonial America but differs in some respects from the British Imperial System
metric systemA decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second
Broadersystem of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
Spanishsistema de pesos y medidas

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