[me-truh-sahyz] /ˈmɛ trəˌsaɪz/

verb (used with object), metricized, metricizing.
to express in terms of the .
Mathematics. .

“convert to the metric system,” 1873, from metric (adj.) + -ize. Related: Metricized; metricizing. Earlier, “to convert to poetic meter” (1850; see metric (n.)).


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