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meter-kilogram-second system

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A system of units using the meter, the kilogram, and the second as basic units of length, mass, and time.

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meter-kilogram-second system

A system of measurement in which the basic units of length, mass, and time are the meter, the kilogram, and the second. It is used in the United States chiefly in mechanics. Also called mks system
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