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  Definition of metric
  1. a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
  2. a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"
  3. a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
  4. the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
  5. based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents"
Similar Words: system of measurement, metric unit, metric function, measured, metrical

 

Hyponyms: system of weights and measures, point system, information measure, utility, Brix scale, circular measure, board measure, Beaufort scale, system of weights, weight, temperature scale, metric capacity unit, metric linear unit, metric weight unit, weight unit

 

Pertainyms: meter, metre, m

 

 
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