Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun metric_linear_unit

1 sense of metric linear unit

Sense 1

metric linear unit -- (a linear unit of distance in metric terms)

=> linear unit, linear measure -- (a unit of measurement of length)

=> metric unit, metric -- (a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric")