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.
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 United States chiefly in mechanics. Also called mks system.
noun 1. a female member of a police or traffic department responsible for issuing tickets for parking violations. noun 1. (informal) a female traffic warden
[met-uh-si-kwoi-uh] /ˌmɛt ə sɪˈkwɔɪ ə/ noun 1. a tall deciduous coniferous tree, Metasequoia glyptostrobodes, first known as a fossil and then discovered alive in China.
[met-uh-skohp] /ˈmɛt əˌskoʊp/ noun 1. a device for converting infrared radiation into visible light.
[meets] /mits/ plural noun 1. the boundaries or limits of a piece of land.