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metricate

[′me·trə‚kāt]
(science and technology)
To use the metric system in expressing all physical quantities.
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While metric system advocates like Jordan are confident that metrication in the U.
The current effort toward national metrication is based on the conclusion that industrial and commercial productivity, mathematics and science education, and the competitiveness of American products and services in world markets, will be enhanced by completing the change to the metric system of units.
Metrication includes the claim that laws and rules governing quantitative and qualitative change are being represented mathematically.
Metrication means much more than swapping miles for kilometers.
Her contribution to metrication in Australia and her success in changing the public and professional image of bread are examples.
New legislation such as the move to metrication, stakeholder pensions, sickness benefit and so on, means that the amount of time I have to spend in the office is at the expense of time that could be better spent on the shop floor.
Since then, Yankee metrication has been a matter of fits and starts, with each start giving inch- and ounce-comfortable citizens fits.
Metrication is another problem; so is the VAT tax system, and, of course, the BSE beef crisis `which was spun out of nothing'.
This article summarizes some of the more important recommendations regarding metrication of roadside safety hardware.
Metrication of the national standard was a necessary first step.
Save a syllable with metrication, the form of choice at the noun's birth in the mid 1960s.