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What do the letters SI stand for?

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October 16, 2012 3:50AM

System International.

It is the system of measurement used in Physics, Chemistry etc. all over the world except in the United States of America and a few other countries. It is based on the metric system.

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The International System of Units (abbreviated SI) is the modern form of the metric system and is generally a system devised around seven base units and the convenience of the number ten. It is the world's most widely used system of measurement, both in everyday commerce and in science. The system is nearly universally employed. Three principal exceptions are Burma (Myanmar), Liberia, and the United states. The United Kingdom has officially adopted the International System of Units but not with the intention of replacing customary measures entirely.

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