weights and measures

les unités de poids et de mesure

The following table contains French and English vocabulary for weights and measures. The list has words covering both the metric and imperial systems including area, length, speed, volume and weight.

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areala surface, la superficie
hectareun hectare
square centimeterun centimètre carré
square kilometerun kilomètre carré
square meterun mètre carré
square millimeterun millimètre carré
lengthla longuer
centimeterun centimètre
kilometerun kilomètre carré
meterun mètre carré
millimeterun millimètre
speedla vitesse
velocityla vélocity
per hourà l’heure
per minuteà la minute
per secondà la seconde
volumele volume
cubic centimeterun centimètre cubique
cubic kilometerun kilomètre cubique
cubic meterun mètre cubique
literun litre
weightle poids
gramun gramme
hectogramun hectogramme
kilogramun kilogramme
mileun mile
yardun yard (une verge)
footun pied
quartun quart de gallon
gallonun gallon
pintune pinte
ounceune once
cupune tasse
fluid ounceun once liquide
poundune livre
stone6,35 kilogrammes

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