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4 definitions found
 for metric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Metric \Met"ric\ (m[e^]t"r[i^]k), a. [L. metricus, Gr. ?: cf. F.
     m['e]trique. See Meter rhythm.]
     1. Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by,
        measurement.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Metric analysis (Chem.), analysis by volume; volumetric
        analysis.
  
     Metric system, See metric system in the vocabulary.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  metric
      adj 1: based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the
             metric system"; "metrical equivalents" [syn: metric,
             metrical]
      2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: measured,
         metrical, metric]
      n 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, metric]
      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, metric]
      3: a system of related measures that facilitates the
         quantification of some particular characteristic [syn:
         system of measurement, metric]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "metric":
     antispastic, approximative, beating, cadenced, cadent,
     chorographic, dactylic, estimative, hypsographic, iambic,
     in numbers, in rhythm, measured, measuring, mensural,
     mensurational, mensurative, numerative, oceanographic, prosodic,
     pulsating, pulsative, pulsatory, pulsing, pyrrhic, quantitative,
     rhythmic, scanning, spondaic, throbbing, topographic, trochaic,
     valuational, valuative
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  software metric
  metric
  
      A measure of software quality which indicates
     the complexity, understandability, testability, description
     and intricacy of code.
  
     (1994-11-16)
  

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