Definition of Metric weight unit

1. Noun. A decimal unit of weight based on the gram.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metric Weight Unit

metric hundredweight
metric level
metric levels
metric linear unit
metric mile
metric pound
metric pounds
metric space
metric spaces
metric structure
metric structures
metric system
metric ton
metric tons
metric unit
metric weight unit (current term)
metrical
metrical feet
metrical foot
metrical structure
metrical structures
metrical unit
metrically
metricate
metricated
metricates
metricating
metrication
metrications
metrician

Literary usage of Metric weight unit

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1. A Manual of Weights and Measures ... with Rules and Tables by Oscar Oldberg (1885)
"The answer will be too great by only about one-tenth of one per cent. 155. The Milligram.—This is the smallest metric weight unit, and it is equal to about ..."

2. A Manual of Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravity ... with Rules and Tables by Oscar Oldberg (1885)
"This is the smallest metric weight unit, and it is equal to about ^ troy grain—a convenient unit for stating doses of the most potent medicines. ..."

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