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Metric    : [m'ɛtrɪk]
Metric \Met"ric\ (m[e^]t"r[i^]k), a. [L. metricus, Gr. ?: cf. F.
m['e]trique. See {Meter} rhythm.]
1. Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by,
measurement.
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2. Of or pertaining to the meter as a standard of
measurement; of or pertaining to the decimal system of
measurement of which a meter is the unit; as, the metric
system; a metric measurement.
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{Metric analysis} (Chem.), analysis by volume; volumetric
analysis.

{Metric system}, See {metric system} in the vocabulary.
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metric
adj 1: based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the
metric system"; "metrical equivalents" [synonym: {metric},
{metrical}]
2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [synonym: {measured},
{metrical}, {metric}]
n 1: a function of a topological space that gives, for any two
points in the space, a value equal to the distance between
them [synonym: {metric function}, {metric}]
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" [synonym: {metric unit}, {metric}]
3: a system of related measures that facilitates the
quantification of some particular characteristic [synonym:
{system of measurement}, {metric}]



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