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met·ri·ca·tion

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

metrication

[ˌmetrɪˈkeɪʃən] Nconversión f al sistema métrico
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metrication

[ˌmetrɪˈkeɪʃən] nconversion f au système métriquemetric ton ntonne f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

metrication

nUmstellung fauf das metrische Maßsystem
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metrication

[ˌmɛtrɪˈkeɪʃn] nconversione f al sistema metrico decimale
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References in periodicals archive ?
When metrication was introduced on poor souls like us who always thought in pounds, inches and Fahrenheit, it was crazy because fruit sellers in India always had their own system.
Steve also states there is no real need for children to memorise the 11- and 12-times tables, saying they belong to a bygone age due to the introduction of decimalisation and metrication.
For many of us, getting rid of compulsory metrication was the main reason for voting to leave the EU.
John Gough writes about metrication in Australia, and provides some interesting and useful information about terminology and conversions.
Meanwhile, I recently asked readers whether we in the racing world should give up furlongs and yards for metrication.
Mok describes the organizational changes in the island-based surveying establishment, and the important surveys and maps they undertook, from Raffles' 1819 founding of an East India Company trading post on the island, through the first 1:63,360 map of the entire island in 1852, the merger of the Survey Departments of the Straits Settlements and the Federated Malay States in 1920, the extension of the primary triangulation of Malaya to Singapore in 1921, the first modern contoured topographical map of the island in 1924, Japanese-occupation mapping 1942-1945, a 1:10,000 topographic series in 1959, formation of the Singapore Armed Forces Mapping Unit (SAFMU) in 1970, to metrication in the 1970s, computerisation in the 1980s, and the creation of a national digital terrain model in 2013.
John Davies, Walton Round it up I AM 84 this year, and it's true metrication was not heard of in my school days and not even while I was at night school at technical college on a mining course around 1954/55.
Alabaster, "The metrication of low probability of intercept waveforms," in Proceedings of the 5th International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference (WDD '10), pp.
HEC chairman said all suspected candidates must submit their degrees of metrication, intermediate or equalling and higher degrees till April 5.
trading partners like the UK and Canada -- (http://lamar.colostate.edu/%7Ehillger/laws/metric-study-1968.html) Congress authorized a three-year study to examine the feasibility of the country, officially converting its measurement system to SI units, or "metrication," as the process is technically known.
In contrast, metrication is a numerical soap opera that has been running for far longer than Pobl y Cwm.