Metrification
Metrification Met`ri*fi*ca"tion, n. 1. Composition in metrical form; versification. [R.] --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. The act or process of converting the standard system of units of a country to those of the metric system; metrication. [PJC]


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  • metrification — met·ri·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

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  • Bill Domm — William Henry (Bill) Domm (July 24 1930 January 8 2000) was a Member of Parliament (MP) in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1993. He was best known for his crusades against the metric system and in favour of capital punishment… …   Wikipedia

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