EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR METRIC
The metric symbols are treated as abbreviations but the chemical symbols are not.
The metric system of weights and measures is one in which the meter is the unit of measure.
In any modern work on horology of value, the metric system is used.
The latter was the only one that was under the metric carat.
The metric system of weights and measures has been in force since 1878.
Other tables in the metric system are built upon the same plan.
One of the units plainly belongs to the metric system, the other to the English.
These exports grew each year and were 6.1 million metric tons in 1932.
For the year 1897 the total production of lead was 725,200 metric tons.
The fundamental unit of the metric system is the meter (the unit of length).