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met·ri·ca·tion

 (mĕt′rĭ-kā′shən)
n.
Conversion to the metric system of weights and measures; metrification.

met•ri•ca•tion

(ˌmɛ trɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
the process or result of establishing the metric system as the standard system of measurement.
[1960–65]
met′ri•cate`, v.i., v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metrication - the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
Translations
áttérés metrikus rendszerre

metrication

[ˌmetrɪˈkeɪʃən] Nconversión f al sistema métrico

metrication

[ˌmetrɪˈkeɪʃən] nconversion f au système métriquemetric ton ntonne f

metrication

nUmstellung fauf das metrische Maßsystem

metrication

[ˌmɛtrɪˈkeɪʃn] nconversione f al sistema metrico decimale
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