Adjective: metric me-trik- Based on the meter as a standard of measurement
"the metric system"; - metrical - (prosody) Rhythmically written in meter
- measured, metrical Noun: metric me-trik- (physics) a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
- metric function - 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"; - metric unit - A system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
- system of measurement
Derived forms: metrics See also: rhythmic, rhythmical Type of: amount, function, map, mapping, mathematical function, measure, quantity, single-valued function, unit, unit of measurement Encyclopedia: Metric |