[mee-ter-kil-uh-gram-sek-uh nd-am-peer, -am-peer] /ˈmi tərˈkɪl əˌgræmˈsɛk əndˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər/
of or relating to the system of units in which the meter, kilogram, second, and ampere are the principal units of length, mass, time, and electric current.
Abbreviation: mksa, MKSA.
- Meter-kilogram-second system
meter-kilogram-second system n. Abbr. mks, MKS A system of units using the meter, the kilogram, and the second as basic units of length, mass, and time. meter-kilogram-second system A system of measurement in which the basic units of length, mass, and time are the meter, the kilogram, and the second. It is used in the […]
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