met·ric /ˈmɛtrɪk/ 形容詞
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1. Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by, measurement.
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.
Metric analysis Chem., analysis by volume; volumetric analysis.
Metric system, See metric system in the vocabulary.
adj 1: based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric
system"; "metrical equivalents" [syn: metrical]
2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: measured, metrical]
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 [syn: metric function]
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" [syn: metric unit]
3: a system of related measures that facilitates the
quantification of some particular characteristic [syn: system