Main meanings of metricize in English

: metricize1metricize2

metricize1

verb

  • with object To render (data, facts, ideas, etc.) measurable; to make susceptible to or (hence) to subject to quantitative analysis.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From metric + -ize.

Pronunciation

metricize

/ˈmɛtrɪsʌɪz/

Main meanings of metricize in English

: metricize1metricize2

metricize2

verb

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  • with object To convert or adapt to the metric system.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New English Dictionary. From metric + -ize.

Pronunciation

metricize

/ˈmɛtrɪsʌɪz/