Weights and measures

Learn the names for common weights and measures in English.

Note that although the metric system is in official use in the UK, imperial measures are still used in certain cases.

Metric units

gram
kilo (abbreviation of kilogram)
tonne
millimetre
centimetre
metre
kilometre
hectare
millilitre
centilitre
litre

Imperial units

ounce
pound
stone
ton
inch
foot
yard
mile
acre
pint
gallon
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