Translation of metric in Spanish:

metric

Pronunciation: /ˈmetrɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • métrico the metric system el sistema métrico (decimal)
    More example sentences
    • Each color has its own wavelength, from dark red, which has the longest wavelength, to violet, which has the shortest wavelength, expressed in metric units of length.
    • Most metric recipes were based on a weight unit of 25 grams - slightly less than an ounce - and a liquid measure of half a litre, which was slightly less than a pint.
    • This system contains most of the metric units you are used to, like meters and kilograms, but also includes units for many other physical and engineering properties.

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