meter-kilogram-second

[ mee-ter-kil-uh-gram-sek-uh nd ]
/ ˈmi tərˈkɪl əˌgræmˈsɛk ənd /

adjective

of or relating to the system of units in which the meter, kilogram, and second are the principal units of length, mass, and time. Abbreviation: mks, MKS

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Origin of meter-kilogram-second

First recorded in 1935–40
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