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### 1. metric

noun. ['ˈmɛtrɪk'] 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
• mathematical function
• mapping
• single-valued function
• function

#### Antonyms

• scarcity
• abundant
• natural object
• light

#### Etymology

• métrique (French)
• metricus (Latin)

### Example sentences of the word metric-unit

1. Noun Phrase
Each metric unit, or foot, in iambic meter is known as the iamb.

2. Noun Phrase
For metric units the standard gravitational acceleration is 9.8 meters per second per second.

3. Noun Phrase
It's important to use metric units, since the Henry is based on the metric system.

4. Noun Phrase
The weights are listed in metric unit.

### 2. metric

adjective. ['ˈmɛtrɪk'] the rhythmic arrangement of syllables.

• rhythmical
• rhythmic
• metrical

• inactivity
• standard
• nonstandard
• criticize

#### Etymology

• métrique (French)
• metricus (Latin)

### 3. metric

adjective. ['ˈmɛtrɪk'] based on the meter as a standard of measurement.

#### Antonyms

• impracticability

#### Etymology

• métrique (French)
• metricus (Latin)

### 4. metric

noun. ['ˈmɛtrɪk'] a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic.

#### Synonyms

• touchstone
• temperature scale
• system of weights and measures
• measure
• criterion
• board measure
• utility
• quantity
• Beaufort scale
• weight
• amount
• standard
• information measure
• system of measurement
• point system
• system of weights
• Brix scale

#### Antonyms

• impracticableness
• useless
• uselessness
• useful

#### Etymology

• métrique (French)
• metricus (Latin)

### 5. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole.

#### Synonyms

• part
• component
• component part
• constituent

#### Antonyms

• natural depression
• leeward
• front
• rear

### 6. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.

#### Synonyms

• kt
• teraflop
• MFLOP
• cubature unit
• energy unit
• miles per gallon
• karat
• MIPS
• temperature unit
• capacity unit
• linear unit
• unit of viscosity
• electrostatic unit
• absorption unit
• dioptre
• angular unit
• telephone unit
• denier
• heat unit
• measuring block
• capacity measure
• unit of measurement
• emu
• definite quantity
• million instructions per second
• cubic measure
• cubic content unit
• Brinell number
• mass unit
• bit
• megaflop
• square measure
• weight
• work unit
• langley
• cubage unit
• diopter
• sound unit
• measuring unit
• metric
• million floating point operations per second
• weight unit
• acceleration unit
• explosive unit
• carat
• linear measure
• metric unit
• monetary unit
• area unit
• force unit
• pain unit
• printing unit
• volume unit
• displacement unit
• electromagnetic unit
• trillion floating point operations per second
• computer memory unit
• pressure unit

• unrhythmical
• disunion
• nonalignment
• descent

### 7. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an organization regarded as part of a larger social group.

#### Synonyms

• combination
• side
• organisation
• intensive care unit
• fifth column
• political entity
• working party
• force
• military force
• house
• menage
• klavern
• organization
• social unit
• working group
• family
• scout troop
• member
• military group
• household
• instrumentality
• poste restante
• ICU
• military unit
• company
• home
• political unit
• general delivery
• outfit
• den
• Trojan horse
• work party
• scout group
• crew
• team
• troop

#### Antonyms

• irrelevance
• unpointedness
• carinate
• light

### 8. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] a single undivided whole.

• one

• beginning
• undock

### 9. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else.

#### Synonyms

• couple
• unit cell
• molecule
• piece
• part
• chemical chain
• chemical group
• building block
• chain
• thing

• heaviness
• heavy
• discharge
• unburden

### 10. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity.

#### Synonyms

• sum
• artifact
• object
• segment
• portion
• item
• part
• whole
• assembly
• physical object
• artefact
• living thing
• total
• section
• natural object
• totality
• congener
• aggregate

• artifact
• antinode
• node
• middle
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