HyperDic: metric

English > 5 senses of the word metric:
ADJECTIVEpertmetric, metricalbased on the meter as a standard of measurement
allmetric, measured, metricalthe rhythmic arrangement of syllables
NOUNrelationmetric, metric functiona function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
quantitymetric, metric unita decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
quantitymetric, system of measurementa system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
metric > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'trihk
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English > metric: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningBased on the meter as a standard of measurement.
Examples
  • "the metric system"
  • "metrical equivalents"
Synonymmetrical
Spanishmétrico
Nounsmeterthe basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
English > metric: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningThe rhythmic arrangement of syllables.
Synonymsmeasured, metrical
Categoryprosody, metricsThe study of poetic meter and the art of versification
Broaderrhythmical, rhythmicrecurring with measured regularity
Spanishmétrico
Nounsmeter, metrerhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
English > metric: 5 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them.
Synonymmetric function
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
physics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderfunction, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
Spanishmétrica
English > metric: 5 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds).
Examples
  • "convert all the measurements to metric units"
  • "it is easier to work in metric"
Synonymmetric unit
Narrowermetric capacity unitA capacity unit defined in metric terms
metric linear unitA linear unit of distance in metric terms
metric weight unit, weight unitA decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Broaderunit of measurement, unitAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Spanishsistema métrico decimal, sistema métrico
Catalansistema mètric decimal, sistema mètric
English > metric: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic.
Synonymsystem of measurement
NarrowerBeaufort scaleA scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind
Brix scaleA system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions
board measureA system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot
circular measuremeasurement of angles in radians
information measureA system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information
point systemA system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point
standard, criterion, measure, touchstoneA basis for comparison
system of weights, weightA system of units used to express the weight of something
system of weights and measuressystem of measurement for length and weight and duration / duration
temperature scaleA system of measuring temperature
utility(economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice
Broadermeasure, quantity, amountHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
Catalansistema d'unitats

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