The unit of mass in the meter—kilogram force—second system of units, approximately 9.80665 kilograms. Sometimes called the metric technical unit of mass (symbol, TME), the metric slug, the mug, or the par. It is also called the hyl! Please see that entry.
The Russian physicist M. F. Malikov proposed it be called the inerta, symbol i, but this name was never used.¹
L. A. Sena.
Units of Physical Quantities and their Dimensions.
G. Lieb, translator.
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1972.
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