ADJECTIVE | pert | metric, metrical | based on the meter as a standard of measurement |
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all | metric, measured, metrical | the rhythmic arrangement of syllables | |

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

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

quantity | metric, system of measurement | a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic |

Sounds | meh'trihk | |
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Rhymes | academic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk... |

Meaning | Based on the meter as a standard of measurement. | |
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Examples | - "the
*metric*system" - "
*metrical*equivalents"
| |

Synonym | metrical | |

Spanish | métrico | |

Nouns | meter | the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards) |

Meaning | The rhythmic arrangement of syllables. | |
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Synonyms | measured, metrical | |

Category | prosody, metrics | The study of poetic meter and the art of versification |

Broader | rhythmical, rhythmic | recurring with measured regularity |

Spanish | métrico | |

Nouns | meter, metre | rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration |

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

Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |

physics, natural philosophy | The science of matter and energy and their interactions | |

Broader | function, 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) |

Spanish | métrica |

Meaning | A decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds). | |
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Examples | - "convert all the measurements to
*metric units*" - "it is easier to work in
*metric*"
| |

Synonym | metric unit | |

Narrower | metric capacity unit | A capacity unit defined in metric terms |

metric linear unit | A linear unit of distance in metric terms | |

metric weight unit, weight unit | A decimal unit of weight based on the gram | |

Broader | unit of measurement, unit | Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange |

Spanish | sistema métrico decimal, sistema métrico | |

Catalan | sistema mètric decimal, sistema mètric |

Meaning | A system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic. | |
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Synonym | system of measurement | |

Narrower | Beaufort scale | A scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind |

Brix scale | A system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions | |

board measure | A system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot | |

circular measure | measurement of angles in radians | |

information measure | A system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information | |

point system | A system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point | |

standard, criterion, measure, touchstone | A basis for comparison | |

system of weights, weight | A system of units used to express the weight of something | |

system of weights and measures | system of measurement for length and weight and duration / duration | |

temperature scale | A system of measuring temperature | |

utility | (economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice | |

Broader | measure, quantity, amount | How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify |

Catalan | sistema d'unitats |

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