# metric equivalent

## metric equivalent

Etymology: Gk, metron, measure; L, aequus, equal, valare, to be strong
any value in metric units of measurement that equals the same value in English units, for example, 2.54 cm equals 1 inch, and 1 L equals 1.0567 quarts.
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83 metres, and as of May 25 the site now actually states 6ft with no mention of the metric equivalent.
So everyone is now expected to dig out a calculator to convert their width to imperial, just because the planners can't be bothered to add the metric equivalent to the signage.
So everyone is now expected to dig out a calculator to convert their width to imperial just because the planners can't be bothered to add the metric equivalent to the signage.
A Biomass B Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor C Coal D Magnox QUESTION 6 - for 6 points: What is the metric equivalent of the speed 30 miles per hour?
1/4 Inch X 4 Inch For Measurement Of 11 Fillet Weld Sizes 1/8 Inch,3/16 Inch,1/4 Inch,5/16 Inch,3/8 Inch 7/16 Inch,1/2 Inch,5/8 Inch,3/4 Inch,7/8 Inch,1 Inch And Their Metric Equivalent To Determine Weld Sizes
5) 77 Granny (3) 78 Fury, temper (4) 80 Lighter in colour (5) 82 Bowl, sink (5) 84 Fabric used in making jeans (5) 86 Grows old (4) 87 Metric equivalent of 2.
Notably, there were few outspoken proponents of the trial, which was instigated by Racing For Change and involved displaying signs such as furlong markers with their metric equivalent beneath.
The premier mile event is the meet-closing Bowerman Mile, which this year will contain 10 runners who have broken 3:50 in the mile or the metric equivalent, led by Asbel Kiprop of Kenya, the reigning Olympic gold medalist and defending Pre Classic winner who was ranked No.
99 percent of the time, in some countries the law calls for the use of "power minimum" cartridges, generally expressed in the metric equivalent of "foot pounds" i.
When someone contacts me looking for commercial property or development land, my first question is invariably how many sq ft or how many acres they are looking for, rather than asking in terms of their metric equivalent.
ASTM has also announced revisions to the standard D 1555, "Test Method for Calculation of Volume and Weight of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Cyclohexane," and its metric equivalent, D 1555M.
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