Definition of metricate in English:

metricate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Change or adapt to a metric system of measurement.

    • ‘Everything from cough mixture to nail varnish is already metricated in the city's pharmacies.’
    • ‘The theory offers a novel way to metricate Hofmeister effects and also leads to thermodynamic quantities, which account for the influence of salts.’
    • ‘Napoleon Bonaparte started to metricate the world in the early 1800s. Two hundred years later, the US still has problems in following the rest of the world.’
    • ‘Imagine - the European Commission might want to harmonise uniforms and cap badges, or even metricate them.’
    • ‘If I follow his argument correctly, then logically we shall need to metricate all other things such as time, for example.’

Pronunciation:

metricate

/ˈmetrəˌkāt/