# Definitions for

Overview of noun metrics

The noun metrics has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)

1. prosody, metrics

(the study of poetic meter and the art of versification)

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)