Definition of meter-kilogram-second in English:


Syllabification: me·ter-kil·o·gram-sec·ond
Pronunciation: /ˌmēdərˌkiləˌɡramˈsekänd
(abbreviation: mks)


Denoting a system of measure using the meter, kilogram, and second as the basic units of length, mass, and time.
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