49d1 metric - Definition of metric at Define.com Dictionary and Thesaurus (define metric)
 A:link {color:inherit;text-decoration: inherit;font-style:inherit} A:active{color:inherit;text-decoration: inherit;font-style:inherit} A:visited{color:inherit;text-decoration: inherit;font-style:inherit} A:hover{color:inherit;text-decoration: underline;font-style:inherit} From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]: Metric \Met"ric\ (m[e^]t"r[i^]k), adjective [L. metricus, Gr. ?: cf. F. m['e]trique. See {Meter} rhythm.] 1. Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by, measurement. 2. Of or pertaining to the meter as a standard of measurement; of or pertaining to the decimal system of measurement of which a meter is the unit; as, the metric system; a metric measurement. {Metric system}, See {metric system} in the vocabulary. From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:adjective 1: based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents" [syn: {metrical}] 2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: {measured}, {metrical}] noun 1: a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them [syn: {metric function}] 2: 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" [syn: {metric unit}] 3: a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic [syn: {system of measurement}]From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]: From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) [foldoc]: Define.com is a registered nonprofit corporation dedicated solely to the global public interest and the advancement of humanity. It belongs to all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, free speech, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, global monetary reform, Secular Humanism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of The War on Drugs. Let's see what we can do if we put our heads together. 0