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English: Seal of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM).

It represents an allegory of Science holding the new metre standard with its decimal division. Seated on either side of Science are Mercury, with implements of geodesy (map, globe, compass), and an allegory with distaff with implements of technology (hammer, anvil, gear).

The Greek motto μέτρῳ χρῶ translates to "make use of the measure" (or "make use of the metre"). The seal was trademarked in January 2000.
Français : Logo du Bureau international des poids et mesures (BIPM)
Date 1875(?); 2007-03-19
Source http://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si_brochure_8.pdf
Author User:Ssolbergj
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current17:13, 19 January 2015Thumbnail for version as of 17:13, 19 January 2015548 × 548 (157 KB)CortoFranceseScrubbed with http://codedread.com/scour/
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