Usage examples for metric

  1. She started baiting Jimmy with loaded questions and stopped when Jimmy stated that Napoleon Bonaparte was responsible for the invention of canned food, the adoption of the metric system, and the development of the semaphore telegraph. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  2. It would be convenient, if we could follow the example of nearly all the other commercial nations, and use the metric system for all our weights and measures. – Business Hints for Men and Women by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun
  3. It was the native place of Lenoir, who invented the instrument which made possible the definite determination of the metric system of measurement. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun