# How to use *Metric* in a sentence

In 1897, the use of

**metric**units for trade was made lawful.In the measurement of temperature the Fahrenheit scale is still followed for imperial standards, and the Centigrade scale for

**metric**standards.Incidentally, all of the screw in water pipe fittings on my (TR7) engine are

**METRIC**!The default file includes definitions for all familiar units, abbreviations and

**metric**prefixes.One can give its

**metric**in terms of coordinates, sigma, chi, theta and phi.AdvertisementThis would be a relatively sudden and dramatic increase over and above the 730 billion

**metric**tons already in the atmosphere.Under a law of the 4th of May 1907 it was enacted that the

**metric**system of weights and measures should come into official use in three years from that date, and into general use in five years.The use of

**metric**weights and measures in trade only became lawful in Britain in 1897.Find out why using

**metric**can help you in buying household appliances.Cost per QALY is a useful

**metric**, although more often a rather broad-brush assessment of value.AdvertisementFree tools are provided to help with imperial to

**metric**conversions.By 1980 the catch nearly halved to 45,000

**metric**tons.Shoppers are frequently unable to compare the prices of similar products without using a calculator to convert imperial into

**metric**.Measurements and weights

**metric**measurements and weights**metric**measurements for products are followed by the imperial equivalent and are approximate.On the other hand there, R is the completion of Q under the Euclidean

**metric**.AdvertisementFootnotes An equivalent technique for mapping a quantitative

**metric**to a utility scale is described in [5] .Now, we'd decided that the key

**metric**was how much sooner would we be able to capture the benefit.This is marked as a repeat if this distance

**metric**falls below a small threshold.Russia has over a thousand

**metric**tons of highly enriched uranium, plus 150**metric**tons of plutonium.The proposed US facility would be capable of destroying 800

**metric**tons of weaponized agents each year.AdvertisementIn July, Taiwan donated 40

**metric**tons of rice to the people of Tanzania.Finally, the authors propose a new

**metric**that tries to overcome the weaknesses of the evaluated metrics.The production of coal and lignite averaging 33,465,000

**metric**tons in the years 1901-1905 represents about 73% of the total consumption of the country; the surplus is supplied from Great Britain, Belgium and Germany.The

**metric**system of weights and measures has been officially adopted, but many older standards are used, such as the libra (1.012 lb avoirdupois), alqueire (0.36 imperial bushel), moio (2.78 imp. bushels), almude of Lisbon (3.7 imp. gallons) and almude of Oporto (5.6 imp. gallons).These orbifold singularities in the backgrounds could be resolved, by replacing a small neighborhood of the nut, by an ALE

**metric**.AdvertisementThe annual rate of soil loss in the SALT farm is 3.4

**metric**tons per hectares, well within the tolerable limits.Distance metrics Any measure that we use should be a distance

**metric**(non-negative, symmetric and respecting triangle inequality).For a

**metric**rough guide divide your weight in kilograms by 32.6 to give liters required per day.Plans are available in U.S. standard as well as

**metric**measurements, so make sure you pick a plan that will be compatible with your tools.Ease of Use - Plans are available in

**metric**and standard U.S. measurements, so buy a plan that's easy for you to understand and use.Some diagrams are so crammed with information, with

**metric**conversions and notations, that they can be hard to decipher.The

**metric**system of weights and measures was legalized in January 1893.The

**metric**system of weights and measures is the legal standard in Chile, but the old Spanish standards are still widely used, especially in handling mining and farm produce.Nitrate of soda is estimated in Chilean quintals (101.41 lb) in the field, and

**metric**quintals (220.46 lb) at the port of shipment.On the

**metric**system it is reckoned as 4500 kilogram-metres a minute, and the French cheval-vapeur is thus equal to 32,549 foot-pounds a minute, or 0.9863 of an English horse-power, or 736 watts.The most prominent and profitable of these is that of rubber-collecting, which was begun in Bolivia between 1880 and 1890, and which reached a registered annual output of nearly 35 oo

**metric**tons just before Bolivia's best rubber forests were transferred to Brazil in 1903.The total output, coming chiefly from the departments of Bacau, Buzeu, Dimbovitza and Prahova, was 250,000

**metric**tons in 1900, 615,000 in 1905, and 1,300,000 in 1909.The

**metric**system of weights and measures has.Over a large part of the civilized world the introduction of the

**metric**system (§ 118) has caused the notation of all numerical quantities to be in the denary scale.Similarly, in the

**metric**system he cannot mentally compare two units, one of which is t000 times the other.The

**metric**system was adopted in France at the end of the 18th century.The

**metric**system is now in use in the greater part of the civilized world, but some of the measures retain the names of old disused measures.For the restricted use of "metre" as a unit of measurement, see

**Metric**System below.The

**metric**system is now obligatory in Argentina, Austria,-Hungary, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Rumania, Servia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.In England action has frequently been taken both by individuals and by associations of commercial men for the purpose of endeavouring to make the

**metric**system compulsory.A bill was introduced into parliament in 1864 to make the

**metric**system compulsory for certain purposes, but owing to government objections a permissive bill was substituted and subsequently became law as the**Metric**Act 1864.But in 1897 a statute was passed, the Weights and Measures (

**Metric**System) Act, which legalized the use in trade of the**metric**system, and abolished the penalty for using or having in one's possession a weight or measure of that system.But with views reaching beyond equality of rights to a certain equality of property, the committees, as regards legislation, poor relief and instruction, laid down principles which have never been realized, save in the matter of the

**metric**system; so that the Convention which was dispersed on the 16th of October 1795 made a greater impression on political history and social ideas than on institutions.Currencv, Weidhts and Measures.The

**metric**system of weights and measures was officially adopted in Spain in 1859 and the decimal monetary system in 1871.He was one of the founders of the Ecole Polytechnique, and shared in the establishment of the Institute of France; the adoption of the

**metric**system and the foundation of the bureau of longitude were also due to his efforts.It was here that depleted uranium ammunition was used for the first time - more than 30

**metric**tons - 300,000 rounds in all.Some strategies for applying the

**metric**heuristics to translation are provided.Meanwhile, the

**metric**martyrs have kept themselves busy.Worse still the 1999 Mars climate orbiter ended in pieces simply through failure to spot a mix-up of

**metric**and imperial units.According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States emitted more than 7.2 billion

**metric**tons of greenhouse gases in 2005.In 2004 that equaled 314 million

**metric**tons of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere just from the United States.Rather than using a single

**metric**, OKC allows you to use any user-generated poll to determine who is match and who isn't.The

**metric**used was the rate of "serious errors" in scientific articles.For more equivalents, or to convert to the

**metric**systems follow conversion table.It has a fuel capacity of 4,381

**metric**tons.The Norwegian Dream has a fuel capacity of 1,150

**metric**tons which converts to 354,144 gallons.Freedom of the Seas has a fuel capacity of 3,533

**metric**tons.Generally, hoop earring dimensions are listed using the

**metric**system.This area usually gets clumped in with general processing, but it is a different

**metric**altogether.The history of carat weight is one that is tied intimately the history of trade as well as the

**metric**system.We also feature articles with advice on how to get a passport, how to convert

**metric**units to ounces and pounds, and other travel-related subjects.Note that Stimvak measurements are

**metric**, since this is the accepted system of weights and measures in the U.K. To convert them to U.S. standards, use the online conversion tool.If you live in the United States, don't forget that almost everyone else on the planet uses the

**metric**system.In 1906 the total production reached 169,418

**metric**tons.It is remarkable how near this early decimal system of Germany and Britain is the double of the modern decimal

**metric**system.The

**metric**system was also introduced, mainly for railway purposes, in 1870 and 1871 (Indian Acts).The table gives the outputs in

**metric**tons of the most important producers in 1900 and 1905 (from Rothwell, Mineral Industry, 1908).The

**metric**system of weights and measures has been in force since 1878.Represented Great Britain at the International Conference on the

**Metric**System, 1901.As a producer of iron Russia nevertheless runs France neck and neck for the fourth place amongst the iron-producing countries of the world, her annual output having increased from 1,004,800

**metric**tons in 1891 to 2,808,000 in 1901 and to 2,900,000 in 1904.His great reputation led to his being entrusted by the government with several missions; in 1865 he represented Prussia in the conference called at Frankfort to introduce a uniform

**metric**system of weights and measures into Germany.He again sat on the commission of 1799 for the construction of the

**metric**system, and by his zealous advocacy of the decimal principle largely contributed to its adoption.With

**metric**units, measuring P in kg., and C in litres, the G.D.At the outbreak of the war the production was about 80,000 tons; in 1905 the production of sugar and molasses amounted to 161,851

**metric**tons, of which 134,344 were exported.The weights and measures were still Russian, but the introduction of the

**metric**system was contemplated in 1921.If this estimate is correct there exists dissolved in the ocean a quantity of silver equal to T3,300 million

**metric**tons, that is to say 46,700 times as much silver as has been produced from all the mines in the world from the discovery of America down to 1902.Here, as usual, the British systems of measures produce a difficulty which would not arise under the

**metric**system.In 1903 371,084,000

**metric**tons of goods, including animals, were conveyed by the German railways, yielding 68,085,000 sterling, and the number of passengers carried was 957,684,000, yielding 29,300,000.In 1885 Uruguay imported most of her breadstuffs; now not only is wheat grown in sufficient quantities to meet the local demand, but a surplus (about 20,000

**metric**tons in 1908-9) is annually available for export.The

**metric**weights and measures have been officially adopted by Venezuela, but the old Spanish units are still popularly used throughout the country.Production is steadily increasing, the export having been 8000

**metric**tons in 1900, 17,386 in 1905 and 20,000 in 1906.The number of men arrayed under one banner, the time during which they might cohere, the distances from home they could march, their ability to hold permanently what they had gained, together form an excellent

**metric**scale of the culture grade in the several American provinces, and nowhere, even in the most favoured, is this mark high.The kilogram (kg.) is represented by an iridio-platinum standard weight, of cylindrical form, by which all other

**metric**weights, and all measures having reference to**metric**weight, are ascertained in the United Kingdom.The idea of connecting volume and weight has received an immense impetus through the

**metric**system, but it is not very prominent in ancient times.It appears to be desirable, as the Committee of Council on Education have done, to recognize only the legal systems of weights and measures -- the imperial and

**metric**. The Education Code of Regulations for 1900 prescribes that the tables of weights and measures to be learned include those only which are in ordinary use, viz.Instruction in the principles of the

**metric**system, and in the advantages to be gained from uniformity in the method of forming multiples and sub-multiples of the unit, are, under this Code, to be given to the scholars in Standards IV., V., VI.The

**metric**system of weights and measures has been adopted, but the old Spanish standards remain in general use.The

**metric**system of weights and measures has been adopted so widely that it forms the most suitable basis for the titrage or counts of yarns.The

**metric**system of weights and measures has been officially adopted, but the old Spanish system is still in general use.Owing to the export tax on rubber (8 cents per kilogram on jebe and 5 cents on caucho) it is probable that the official statistics do not cover the total production, which was returned as 2539

**metric**tons in 1905, valued at £913,989.The French

**metric**system is the official standard of weights and measures and is in use in the custom-houses of the republic and in foreign trade, but the old units are still commonly used among the people.The standards of the British Empire, so far as they relate to the imperial and

**metric**systems, are in the custody of the Board of Trade.Authoritative standards and instruments for the measurement of electricity, based on the fundamental units of the

**metric**system, have been placed in the Electrical Laboratory of the Board of Trade.The equivalents of the Russian weights and measures, in terms also of the imperial and

**metric**weights and measures, were re-calculated in 1897.In Russia, as in the United Kingdom and the United States, the national weights and measures are followed (paragraph 3 above), although the use of

**metric**weights and measures is permissive.Mexico adopted the

**metric**system in 1862, and it is used in all official transactions, land measurements, railway calculations and public school work.The production of this field increased from 1730 tons in 1892 to 78,500

**metric**tons in 1899.The number of factories was, in 1905, 376, and the amount of raw sugar and molasses produced amounted to 2,643,531

**metric**tons, and of refined sugar 1,711,063 tons.Debray (1827-1888) he worked at the platinum metals, his object being on the one hand to prepare them pure, and on the other to find a suitable metal for the standard metre for the International

**Metric**Commission then sitting at Paris.Taking the average of the six years 1900-1905, the crop of wheat amounted to 3,550,033 tons (

**metric**), rye to 9,296,616 tons, barley to 3,102,883 tons, and oats to 7,160,883 tons.The

**metric**system of weights and measures was introduced by law in 1884, but the old Spanish system is still in use.The old Spanish weights and measures, modified in many particulars, continued in private use, however, and in 1895 it became necessary to declare the

**metric**system the only legal system and to make;its use compulsory after the 16th of September 1896.From 1847 to 1862 he was advising astronomer to the headquarters of the army and navy; chairman of the International Astronomical Congress from 1867-1878; acting president of the International

**Metric**Commission in 1872; and president of the International Congress for a Photographic Survey of the Stars in 1887, in which year he was also made a privy councillor.The international bureau of weights and measures at Paris was created by a convention signed there in 1875, for the purpose of comparing and verifying weights and measures on the

**metric**system, and preserving their identity for the contracting states.The trade of the port increased from well under 1,000,000 tons in 1876 to 6,164,873

**metric**tons in 1906 (the latter figure, however, includes home trade in a proportion of about 12%).The sugar crop of1907-1908was reported as 123,285

**metric**tons, in addition to which the molasses output was estimated at 70,947.5**metric**tons, and " panela " at 50,000 tons.