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## English adjective | |||

1. | metric based on the meter as a standard of measurement | ||

Samples | The metric system. Metrical equivalents. | ||

Synonyms | metrical | ||

2. | metric the rhythmic arrangement of syllables | ||

Synonyms | measured, metrical | ||

Similar | rhythmic, rhythmical | ||

Domain category | metrics, prosody | ||

Antonyms | unrhythmic, unrhythmical | ||

## English noun | |||

1. | metric a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them | ||

Synonyms | metric function | ||

Broader (hypernym) | function, map, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function | ||

Domain category | math, mathematics, maths, natural philosophy, physics | ||

2. | metric (quantity) a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds) | ||

Samples | Convert all the measurements to metric units. It is easier to work in metric. | ||

Synonyms | metric unit | ||

Broader (hypernym) | unit, unit of measurement | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | metric capacity unit, metric linear unit, metric weight unit, weight unit | ||

3. | metric (quantity) a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic | ||

Synonyms | system of measurement | ||

Broader (hypernym) | amount, measure, quantity | ||

Narrower (hyponym) | Beaufort scale, board measure, Brix scale, circular measure, criterion, information measure, measure, point system, standard, system of weights, system of weights and measures, temperature scale, touchstone, utility, weight | ||

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