metrication

[me-tri-key-shuhn]
noun
the act, process, or result of establishing the metric system as the standard system of measurement.
Also called metrification.


Origin:
1960–65; metric1 + -ation

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metricate (ˈmɛtrɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
to convert (a measuring system, instrument, etc) from nonmetric to metric units
 
metri'cation
 
n

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