Meaning of METRIC in English


~ 1

■ adjective of or based on the metre; relating to or using the ~ system.

■ noun

1》 technical a system or standard of measurement.

↘ Mathematics & Physics a topological function based on distances or on quantities analogous to distances.

2》 informal the ~ system.


~ 2

■ adjective relating to or composed in a poetic metre.

■ noun the metre of a poem.

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.