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system

noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
Associated concepts: commercial system, governmental system, judicial system, legal system, retirement system
See also: arrangement, array, avenue, bureaucracy, codification, complex, contrivance, course, development, device, doctrine, form, guide, hierarchy, institute, means, method, mode, modus operandi, opportunity, order, plan, practice, procedure, process, program, rule, scheme, strategy, usage
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It also found that a gradual transition from the current system to the metric system would be in the best economic interests of the U.
The push to convert to the metric system is accelerating through the demands of supplying products to the world market.
In fact, the only Americans who adopted the metric system were cocaine dealers.
Overall, however, the Metric system will spell change for Ireland and like it or not, we must embrace that change.
Atkins sparked what appears to be a permanent Diet Revolution-nobody talked about BMI, and I half suspect it's a Trojan horse to finally sneak the metric system into Fortress America.
ALL Irish roads signs are to be converted to the continental metric system.
Deputy Ed replies: Far from being a European phenomenon, the metric system is used by about 96 per cent of the world's population.
Why not rather use one or the other, preferably the English system since it is used more commonly as compared to the metric system of measurement?
2) To heighten public awareness and appreciation for the metric system and to promote its use in daily life.
version of the English text of the seventh edition (the most recent) of the definitive international reference on the SI, the modem metric system, published in 1998 by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM).
Learn about the metric system and obtain conversion tables.