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INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does International System mean? 

INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM (noun)
  The noun INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM has 1 sense:

1. a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)

  Familiarity information: INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM used as a noun is very rare.


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INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM (noun)


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Meaning:

A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

International System; International System of Units; SI; SI system; Systeme International; Systeme International d'Unites

Context example:

Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d'Unites

Hypernyms ("International System" is a kind of...):

metric system (a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second)


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