- Of or relating to the metric system of measurement.
- Of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.
- Of or relating to distance.

- A measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (especially used in engineering).
- A function for the measurement of the "distance" between two points in some metric space: it is a real-valued function d(x,y) between points x and y satisfying the following properties: (1) "non-negativity": $d(x,y)\; \backslash ge\; 0$, (2) "identity of indiscernibles": $d(x,y)\; =\; 0\; \backslash mbox\{\; iff\; \}\; x=y$, (3) "symmetry": $d(x,y)\; =\; d(y,x)$, and (4) "triangle inequality": $d(x,y)\; \backslash le\; d(x,z)\; +\; d(z,y)$.
- A metric tensor.
- Abbreviation of metric system

- Euclidean metric, Hausdorff metric, spacetime metric, uniform metric, ultrametric

- From French mÃ©trique (1864), from New Latin metricus ("pertaining to the system based on the meter"), from metrum; see meter.

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