Meaning of -METRIC in English


|me.trik, -rēk adjective combining form

or -met·ri·cal -rə̇kəl, -rēk-

Etymology: -metric from French -métrique, from métrique metrical, from Latin metricus; -metrical from French -métrique + English -al — more at metrical

1. : of, employing, or obtained by (such) a meter

baro metric

helio metric

2. : of or relating to (such) an art, process, or science of measuring

chrono metric

geo metric

psycho metric

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