Meaning of metric

Definition of metric

(adj) based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents"
the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
(noun) a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
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"
a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

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