Comité International des Poids et Mesures

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Comité International des Poids et Mesures (CIPM)

[kômitā′aNternäsyōnäl′dāpô·ä′āmesYr′]
a group of scientists who meet periodically to define the international (SI) units of physical quantities, such as the volume of a liter, the length of a meter, or the precise amount of time in a minute. See also SI units.
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