Definition of metre-kilogram-second in English:

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metre-kilogram-second

(abbreviation mks)

adjective

Denoting a system of measure using the metre, kilogram, and second as the basic units of length, mass, and time.
Example sentences
  • The SI was developed in 1960 from the metre-kilogram-second system, rather than the centimetre-gram-second system which, in turn, had many variants.

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