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metrication

[ me-tri-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌmɛ trɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act, process, or result of establishing the metric system as the standard system of measurement.

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Also called metrification.

Origin of metrication

First recorded in 1960–65; metric1 + -ation
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