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NOUN (3)

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, metric]

2. a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds);
- Example: "convert all the measurements to metric units"
- Example: "it is easier to work in metric"
[syn: metric unit, metric]

3. a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic;
[syn: system of measurement, metric]

1. based on the meter as a standard of measurement;
- Example: "the metric system"
- Example: "metrical equivalents"
[syn: metric, metrical]

2. the rhythmic arrangement of syllables;
[syn: measured, metrical, metric]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48: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.
[1913 Webster]

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.
[1913 Webster]

Metric analysis (Chem.), analysis by volume; volumetric
analysis.

Metric system, See metric system in the vocabulary.
[1913 Webster]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):metric
adj 1: based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the
metric system"; "metrical equivalents" [syn: metric,
metrical]
2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: 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 [syn: 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" [syn: metric unit, metric]
3: a system of related measures that facilitates the
quantification of some particular characteristic [syn:
system of measurement, metric]

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:34 Moby Thesaurus words for "metric":
chorographic, dactylic, estimative, hypsographic, iambic,
in numbers, in rhythm, measured, measuring, mensural,
mensurational, mensurative, numerative, oceanographic, prosodic,
pulsating, pulsative, pulsatory, pulsing, pyrrhic, quantitative,
rhythmic, scanning, spondaic, throbbing, topographic, trochaic,
valuational, valuative

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):software metric
metric

A measure of software quality which indicates
the complexity, understandability, testability, description
and intricacy of code.

(1994-11-16)
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