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metricize (v.)

also metricise, "convert to the metric system," by 1852, from metric (adj.) + -ize. Related: Metricized; metricizing. Earlier "to convert to poetic meter" (1850; see metric (n.)).

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Definitions of metricize

metricize (v.)
express in the metric system;
Synonyms: metricise
metricize (v.)
convert from a non-metric to the metric system;
Synonyms: metricise / metrify / metricate
From wordnet.princeton.edu