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Definition of Metric

Metric

  1. Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by, measurement.
  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.

Metric Quotations

Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet.
Dave Barry

You're never going to get the amount of CO2 emitted to go down unless you deal with the one magic metric, which is CO2 per kilowatt-hour.
Bill Gates

Success is about honour, feeling morally calibrated, absence of shame, not what some newspaper defines from an external metric.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Tile is going to the landfill by the metric ton. All we have to do it gather it up, glue it down to the floor and grout it. Then you have a tile floor, and not just any tile floor: it's a mosaic of your own choosing.
Dan Phillips

Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car.
Douglas Coupland
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Metric Translations

metric in Dutch is metriek
metric in German is metrisch, metisch
metric in Swedish is meter
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