metricize

[ me-truh-sahyz ]

verb (used with object),met·ri·cized, met·ri·ciz·ing.
  1. to express in terms of the metric system.

  2. Mathematics. metrize.

Origin of metricize

1
First recorded in 1870–75; metric1 + -ize
  • Also especially British, met·ri·cise .

Words Nearby metricize

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