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As civilization developed, so too did the need for units of measurement. These
were required for numerous tasks such as: constructing dwellings of an
appropriate size and shape, fashioning clothing,...

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The French and Germans used the first standardized system ofmeasurement.

www.chemteam.info/Metric/Metric-Units.html

The first standardized system of measurement, based on the decimal was
proposed in ... For the multipliers (prefixes greater than 1), Greek was used and
for the ...

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First Edition ... The metric system is a standardized system of measurement used
by scientists throughout the ... Metric units commonly used in biology include.

www.icao.int/secretariat/postalhistory/annex_5_units_of_measurement_to_be_used_in_air_and_ground_operations.htm

Annex 5 - Units of Measurement to be Used in Air and Ground Operations ... One
of the first natural measures was the meter; the decimal metric system was ....
made provision of a standardized system of units based on the SI, identified non-
SI ...

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The metric system is a system of units for measurement developed in late 18th ...
The most commonly used prefixes for values above the base unit are hecto- ...
The first official adoption of such a system occurred in France in 1791 during the
...

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Measurement system, any of the systems used in the process of associating ...
length of the arm from the elbow to the extended fingertips and was standardized
by a ... Among the earliest of all known weights is the Babylonian mina, which in ...

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To pay for the gas, the motorist uses dollars—another unit of measure, ... the first
time, becoming its first emperor, he set about standardizing units of measure as a
... Like methods of counting described above, most systems of measurement in ...

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system as its predominant system of measurement. Most Americans ... used
meter and kilogram standards brought from. France. In 1866 ... years of meetings
in which the metric system was .... The standardization of fasteners, components,
...

physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/history.html

The creation of the decimal Metric System at the time of the French ... Gauss was
the first to make absolute measurements of the earth's magnetic force in terms ...