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tr.v. met·ri·fied, met·ri·fy·ing, met·ri·fies
To put into or compose in poetic meter; versify.
[French métrifier, from Old French, from Medieval Latin metrificāre : Latin metrum, measure; see meter1 + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]
met′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
tr. & intr.v. met·ri·fied, met·ri·fy·ing, met·ri·fies
To convert into or adopt the metric system.
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1. (Units) conversion from nonmetric to metric units
2. (Poetry) (of poetry) metrical structure
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|Noun||1.||metrification - writing a metrical composition (or the metrical structure of a composition)|
|2.||metrification - 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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