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noun 
  1. a measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (esp. used in Software Engineering)
  2. (algebra) A measurement of the distance between two points in some metric space; e.g. the Euclidean metric (sqrt(x² + y² + z²) in 3 dimensions).
adjective 
  1. of or relating to the metric system of measurement
  2. (music) of or relating to a even-note pattern or rhythmic unit which coincides with the pulses on a metric level. (DeLone? et. al. (Eds.), 1975, chap. 3) (rfc, music definition needs rewritten because the current one is copyrighted)
Etymology: From métrique (1864).


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