A system of time with the base measurement of a metric second which is equal to 1/100,000 of a day. There are 100 seconds to a minute, 100 minutes to an hour, and ten hours to a day. So 1 metric hour is equivalent to 2 hrs. 24 min. regular time. So when it is 5.00 metric time it is noon regular time. Midnight on Metric Time starts at 0.00 hrs and runs up to 9.99 hrs. To convert from metric time to regular time take for example 5.85 metric time and multiply by 2.4 which equals the hour with a decimal. Take the decimal and multiply it by 60 to get the minutes in regular time. If you want PM just subtract 12. So 5.85 Metric Time = 14:04 or 2:04 PM.
Ever since Metric Time was established, no one ever gets confused with AM nor PM.
John was meeting his girlfriend for lunch at 5.22 Metric Time.
The incident took place at 2.68.