en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_measurement

The **earliest** recorded **systems** of weights and measures originate in the 3rd or
4th millennium ... and the growing importance of trade between communities and
ultimately across the Earth, **standardized** weights and measures became critical.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_metric_system

The **first** practical realisation of the metric **system** came in 1799, during the
French Revolution, .... Prefixes are **used** to denote multiples and sub-multiples of
its units. .... units of **measure** had been **standardised** by the Emperor
Charlemagne. .... In France, the metric **system of measure** was **first** given a legal
basis in 1795 by the ...

www.answers.com/Q/Who_used_the_first_standardized_system_of_measurement

Everyone **uses** a standard **system**, not just scientists. How would we ever do
business with each other if each of us were free to define our own **measurements**
?

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 ...

www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac07

HISTORY OF **MEASUREMENT** including Length, Weight, Volume, Time, ... as
this is **standardized**, it is usually the king's dimension which is **first** taken as the
norm. ... of accuracy in terms of a number of grains - a **measure** still **used** by
jewellers. .... In English-speaking countries this less complicated **system** takes
more than ...

www.britannica.com/science/measurement-system

**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 ...

www.us-metric.org/origin-of-the-metric-system

The French originated the metric **system of measurement** (now called the
International ... Although the metric **system** was not accepted with enthusiasm at
**first**, ... The **standardized** structure and decimal features of the metric **system**
made it well ...

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 ...

www.npl.co.uk/educate-explore/factsheets/history-of-length-measurement

One of the oldest units of length **measurement used** in the ancient world was the '
cubit' ... that the standardisation of units of **measurement** was **first** documented. ...
standard for the world's new **measuring system**, the so-called metric **system**.