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Metric

A standard unit of measurement, such as the price to earnings ratio.
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Other comments, however, supported the dual declaration requirement as an education device to help consumers learn the metric system. For example, Nestle USA told the FDA that U.S.
Congress in 1988 declared the metric system as a desired goal.
Eventually, most federal agencies will be using the metric system. Local officials will have to use metrics when submitting grant proposals, engineering reports and other material to federal agencies.
ESMA began to impose the metric system of measurement across all sectors of the industry following a cabinet order and has so far successfully converted the usage of feet to metres in land measurement sand gallons to litres in petrol pumps and other markets dealing in liquid commodities.
According to Boeing, the metric system agreement, which was reached this week in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a major milestone on the path to finalizing an ICAO CO2 standard.
The general public was taught the metric system and language by means of magazines, posters, television, newspapers, radio, and so forth.
And while you're at it, you'll discover the differences and similarities in two measuring systems; the inches and feet and ounces and pounds used in the U.S., and the metric system used in Canada.
See whether they understand the metric system. Maybe you'll get a surprise.
IT WAS with high hopes of a bright new future in Europe that Britain first introduced the metric system in 1965.
The former Tory Chancellor launched a campaign to end what he called 'the very British mess' of using imperial and metric measures: Adopted by European countries in the 19th Century:The metric system was created in the late 18th Century in order to standardise and simplify the many weights and measures that existed at that time.
The USMA CMS Program is designed to give both employers and employees the documented evidence that an individual's qualifications have been carefully screened to verify that he or she has the background and ability to use the SI version of the metric system correctly.