Category: Metrication

Measurement of land in Punjab
The following are the basic measurements of land used in the Punjab region, divided between Indian and Pakistani Punjab and many parts of North India and Pakistan in ascending order.
ISO 216
ISO 216 is an international standard for paper sizes, used around the world except in North America and parts of Latin America. The standard defines the "A", "B" and "C" series of paper sizes, includi
Joint European standard for size labelling of clothes
The joint European standard for size labelling of clothes, formally known as EN 13402 Size designation of clothes, is a European standard for labelling clothes sizes which has been partially adopted,
Traditional Chinese timekeeping
The traditional Chinese time systems refers to the time standards for divisions of the day used in China until the introduction of the Shixian calendar in 1628 at the beginning of the Qing dynasty.
Decimal time
Decimal time is the representation of the time of day using units which are decimally related. This term is often used specifically to refer to the time system used in for a few years beginning in 179
Metrication or metrification is the act or process of converting to the metric system of measurement. All over the world, countries have transitioned from local and traditional units of measurement to
ISO 2848
ISO 2848 (Building construction – Modular coordination – Principles and rules) is an international standard for the construction industry that describes the aims of modular coordination and gives the
Metric degree
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Metre Convention
The Metre Convention (French: Convention du Mètre), also known as the Treaty of the Metre, is an international treaty that was signed in Paris on 20 May 1875 by representatives of 17 nations (Argentin
European units of measurement directives
As of 2009, the European Union had issued two units of measurement directives: In 1971 it issued Directive 71/354/EEC which required EU member states to standardise on the International System of Unit
Conversion of units
Conversion of units is the conversion between different units of measurement for the same quantity, typically through multiplicative conversion factors which change the measured quantity value without
History of the metric system
The history of the metric system began during the Age of Enlightenment with measures of length and weight derived from nature, along with their decimal multiples and fractions. The system became the s
ISO 217
The ISO 217:2013 standard defines the RA and SRA paper formats.
Two-liter bottle
The two-liter bottle is a common container for soft drinks, beer, and wine. These bottles are produced from polyethylene terephthalate, also known as PET plastic, or glass using the blow molding proce
Measuring Instruments Directive
The Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU (the information is not updated and below this article refers to the old one 2004/22/EC), is a directive by the European Union, which seeks to harmonise
Metric inch
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In trigonometry, the gradian, also known as the gon (from Ancient Greek: γωνία, romanized: gōnía, lit. 'angle'), grad, or grade, is a unit of measurement of an angle, defined as one hundredth of the r
Gon (unit)
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