HyperDic: united_states_customary_system

English > 1 sense of the expression United States Customary System:
NOUNquantityUnited 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
English > United States Customary System: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe 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; today in the United States this system exists side by side with the SI system.
Broadersystem of weights and measuressystem of measurement for length and weight and duration / duration

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