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NIST Metric Information and Conversions: In the Kitchen

This website from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides information on the metric system and useful conversions to know when cooking. A printer-friendly version of the website can serve as a poster with handy conversions to keep in your kitchen. The Capsule History section provides an overview of America's metric history and the slow process of "metrication." Also provided here are answers to some commonly asked questions about the metric system and All You Will Need to Know About Metric (For Your Everyday Life). Other helpful Metric Conversion Cards are also posted.
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October 22nd, 2004
Date Of Record Creation
October 21st, 2004 at 11:34am
Date Of Record Release
November 16th, 2004 at 2:06pm
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