Meaning of METRIC in English

METRIC

met ‧ ric /ˈmetrɪk/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Language: French ; Origin: métrique , from mètre ; ⇨ ↑ meter 1 ]

1 . using or connected with the ↑ metric system of weights and measures ⇨ imperial :

a metric tonne

The parts all come in metric sizes now.

2 . metrical

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.