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Overview of noun metric

The noun metric has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. metric function, metric

(a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them)

2. metric unit, metric

(a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric")

3. system of measurement, metric

(a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic)


Overview of adj metric

The adj metric has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. metric, metrical

(based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents")

2. measured, metrical, metric

(the rhythmic arrangement of syllables)

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