metricate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

metric +‎ -ate

Verb[edit]

metricate (third-person singular simple present metricates, present participle metricating, simple past and past participle metricated)

  1. To express physical quantities using the metric system.
  2. To convert to the use of the metric system.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (jurisdictional conversion to using metric): metrify (US, Canada)

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