meter-kilogram-second


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me·ter-kil·o·gram-sec·ond

(mē′tər-kĭl′ə-grăm-sĕk′ənd)
adj. Abbr. mks
Of or being a system of units for mechanics, using the meter, the kilogram, and the second as basic units of length, mass, and time.

me′ter-kil′ogram-sec′ond



adj.
of or pertaining to the system of units in which the meter, kilogram, and second are the principal units of length, mass, and time. Abbr.: mks, MKS
[1935–40]

meter-kilogram-second

Relating to a system of measurement in which the meter, the kilogram, and the second are the basic units of length, mass, and time.