Noun | 1. | metric - a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them |
| 2. | metric - 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" |
| 3. | metric - a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic |
Adj. | 1. | metric - based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents" |
| 2. | metric - the rhythmic arrangement of syllables |