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The **metric system** is an internationally agreed decimal system of measurement. It
was originally based on the mètre des Archives and the kilogramme des ...

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In 1960, the **metric system** was officially named the Système International d'
Unités (or SI for short) and is now used in nearly every country in the world
except ...

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In the United States, both the U.S. customary measurement system and the **metric**
**system** are used, especially in medical, scientific, and technical fields. In most ...

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**metric system**: International decimal system of weights and measures, based on
the metre for length and the kilogram for mass, that was adopted in France in ...

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The **metric system** is a system of measuring based on the meter, kilogram and
second.

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Metric units of length review (mm, cm, m, & km) .... In the **metric system** of
measurement, the most common units of distance are millimeters, centimeters,
meters, ...

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Sal discusses **metric** units of length or distance such as millimeter, centimeter,
meter, and kilometer.

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Jun 14, 2016 **...** While most nations use the **metric system**—those units of decimals that are
universally employed in science—the U.S. still clings to pounds, ...