What is the abbreviation for metric?
There is no abbreviation for metric, but there are "metric symbols".
Here are the SI Basic Units:
We use 7 SI Basic Units. They are:
Quantity, Name, and Metric Symbol
length meter m
mass kilogram kg
time second s
electric current Ampere A
thermo dynamic temperature Kelvin K
amount of substance mole mol
luminous intensity candela CD
What does the metric abbreviation dL stand for and what is this unit of measurement used to measure?
It's really a question of context and audience. The standard Accounting abbreviation is "MM", which is short for "Milli Milli" - a thousand thousand, meaning a million. With the introduction of both the metric system and common technology abbreviations, which are probably closely related, and with more people being familiar with either metric or technical abbreviations than accounting abbreviations, it is becoming more common to use the Greek abbreviation, "M" (Mega - million) as a…