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metricize

(ˈmɛtrɪˌsaɪz) or

metricise

vb (tr)
(Poetry) obsolete to study the metre of
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met•ri•cize

(ˈmɛ trəˌsaɪz)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to express in terms of the metric system.
[1870–75]
met′ri•cism, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.metricize - express in the metric system
translate, transform - change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
2.metricize - convert from a non-metric to the metric systemmetricize - convert from a non-metric to the metric system
convert, change over - change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
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If we metricize outcomes and report them as success thresholds, we are then beholden to those in power to continue to have those successes.
I say this because the US military loves to metricize. It will turn anything it thinks is important into a benchmark, and then make that a gate for everyone to try to pass through.
Atoui's own contribution, Metricize, 2013, deployed ten prominent international percussionists to play on drum kits in courtyards around the biennial over the there opening days.