Systeme International d'Unites

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Système International d'Unités

(French sistɛm ɛ̃tɛrnasjɔnal dynite)
(Units) the International System of units. See SI unit
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Noun1.Systeme International d'Unites - a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela); "Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d'Unites"
metric system - a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second
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The abbreviation 'SI' is derived from Le Systeme International d'Unites, which refers back to the Metre Convention of 1875 in Paris.
The most commonly used units are Systeme international d'unites (SI units) and conventional units.

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