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Of or relating to measurement: volumetric.
[Latin metricus; see metrical.]
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pertaining to the meter or to the metric system.
1. pertaining to distance: metric geometry.
3. Math. a geometric function having properties analogous to those of the distance between points on a real line.
a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -meter (barometric) or -metry (geometric).
[< Greek -metrikos]
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