Meaning of “metrication” in the English Dictionary


"metrication" in Business English

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metricationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmetrɪˈkeɪʃən/ us

MEASURES the change from measuring things in imperial units (= feet, pounds, pints, etc.) to using metric units (= metres, kilograms, litres, etc.):

Metrication has still not been fully implemented in the construction industry.

(Definition of “metrication” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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