metrification : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n writing a metrical composition (or the metrical structure of a composition)
- n the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds
- Why did metrification falter? Most believe it was because compliance with the Metric Act was purely voluntary.
- Harold Wilson in BBC News
...Williams was reluctant to push ahead with some of the metrification measures - she believed the pint was safe in any case - Wilson told his private secretary: "Metrification is a bore, anyway. Local breweries is a winner."