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metric capacity unit
a capacity unit defined in metric terms

metric linear unit
a linear unit of distance in metric terms

metric weight unit, weight unit
a decimal unit of weight based on the gram

cubic millimeter, cubic millimetre
a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge

cc, cubic centimeter, cubic centimetre, mil, milliliter, millilitre, ml
a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter

centiliter, centilitre, cl
a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter

deciliter, decilitre, dl
a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre, l, liter, litre
a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)

dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters

hectoliter, hectolitre, hl
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters

cubic meter, cubic metre, kiloliter, kilolitre
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters

cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre
a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge

femtometer, femtometre, fermi
a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter

micromicron, picometer, picometre
a metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter

A, angstrom, angstrom unit
a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation

micromillimeter, micromillimetre, millimicron, nanometer, nanometre, nm
a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter

micrometer, micron
a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter

millimeter, millimetre, mm
a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter

centimeter, centimetre, cm
a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

decimeter, decimetre, dm
a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter

m, meter, metre
the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)

dam, decameter, decametre, dekameter, dekametre, dkm
a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

hectometer, hectometre, hm
a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters

kilometer, kilometre, klick, km
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

mym, myriameter, myriametre
a metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters

mcg, microgram
one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram

mg, milligram
one thousandth (1/1,000) gram

nanogram, ng
one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram

grain, metric grain
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

decigram, dg
1/10 gram

carat
a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg

g, gm, gram, gramme
a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

gram atom, gramatomic weight
the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element

gram molecule, mol, mole
the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

dag, decagram, dekagram, dkg
10 grams

hectogram, hg
100 grams

kg, kilo, kilogram
one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

myg, myriagram
one ten thousandth of a centner

centner
in some European countries: a unit of weight equivalent to 50 kilograms

centner, doppelzentner, hundredweight, metric hundredweight
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

quintal
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

MT, metric ton, t, tonne
a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms