Meaning of METRIC in English

METRIC

~ 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.

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~ 2

■ adjective relating to or composed in a poetic metre.

■ noun the metre of a poem.

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