meter-kilogram-second

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meter +‎ kilogram +‎ second. From the base units of this version of the metric system.

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meter-kilogram-second (uncountable)

  1. A system of units used in physics and other sciences, often abbreviated as mks. It is the basis of the SI system of international units.

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  • S.I. (International System of Units)
  • cgs (centimeter-gram-second)
  • MTS (meter-tonne-second)

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