Meaning of METRIC in English

METRIC

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

metric system

metric ton

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

system

These two factors together mean that the fundamentals of the metric system present difficulties to them.

As experienced Yankees know, one of the big adventures is dealing with the metric system .

Although nearly all have used the metric system throughout their school careers they use Imperial measures in everyday situations.

But you will find it easier using the Continental metric system of measures.

He campaigned for free education, and for the introduction into Britain of the metric system .

Drop the requirement for use of the metric system on road signs.

Decimals are essential to the understanding of measurement in the metric system .

ton

Measured on the carbon dioxide scale, it emitted 2.109 metric tons percapita in 1986 from fossil fuels and cement production.

A metric ton is equal to 2, 205 pounds.

Britain in the same year emitted 2.938 metric tons percapita from the same resources; the United States 5.005.

Refiners and users had expected a 200, 000 to 300, 000 metric ton increase, analysts and industry officials said.

tons

Measured on the carbon dioxide scale, it emitted 2.109 metric tons percapita in 1986 from fossil fuels and cement production.

The quantity of hazardous waste sent out-of-state for treatment totals 252, 460 metric tons .

Export deliveries of steel were steady at 302, 000 metric tons .

Total output of crude steel increased 3 percent to 714, 951 metric tons .

The quantity of waste that falls into this category totals 2, 837, 220 metric tons .

Sri Lanka bought 100, 000 metric tons , or 3. 67 million bushels.

Oaky Creek produces about 3. 5 million metric tons of high-quality coking coal a year.

Production for November totaled 760, 000 metric tons , down 1. 7 % from a year earlier.

unit

Most low attainers lack knowledge of the relationship between metric units and they also have problems with decimals.

After his death, the scientific community made amends for their initial disrespect by naming the metric unit of energy after him.

Customers can ask for a pound of bananas, but traders are obliged to weigh them in metric units .

Linear measurements may be given either in imperial or metric units , but area is normally quoted in square metres.

Some items were also tried out with Imperial units and these were often much easier than the same question with metric units.

For the tasks illustrated the pupil has been directed to either Imperial or metric units for the set of questions concerned.

There are three possibilities: relationships between metric units; relationships between Imperial units .

The highest success rates were obtained from questions dealing with the smaller metric units , those with answers of 10 or 100.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the metric system

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

2.3 metric tons

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As experienced Yankees know, one of the big adventures is dealing with the metric system.

Commercial facilities within the state manage 733, 515 metric tons of material.

In terms of this new time coordinate the Schwarzschild metric becomes.

It is instructive also to express the metric in Kruskal-Szekeres form.

One metric by which collocations may be measured and grouped is to rate them on a scale of probability.

The metric equation for free fall is so that.

These are second order differential equations for the four metric functions.

These two factors together mean that the fundamentals of the metric system present difficulties to them.

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