metric (not comparable)
- Of or relating to the metric system of measurement.
- (music) Of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.
- (mathematics, physics) Of or relating to distance.
relating to metric system
relating to musical meter
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metric (plural metrics)
- A measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (especially used in engineering).
- 2011 April 10, Financial Times:
- As for the large number of official statements that Spain is safe, I think they are merely a metric of the complacency that has characterised the European crisis from the start.
- 2013 August 3, “Boundary problems”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8847:
- Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.
- 2018, Clarence Green; James Lambert, “Advancing disciplinary literacy through English for academic purposes: Discipline-specific wordlists, collocations and word families for eight secondary subjects”, in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, volume 35, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2018.07.004, page 106:
- The insight underlying such wordlists is that frequency, combined with metrics such as range and dispersion, profiles for teachers and students the relative usefulness of words.
- What metric should be used for performance evaluation?
- What are the most important metrics to track for your business?
- It's the most important single metric that quantifies the predictive performance.
- How to measure marketing? Use these key metrics for measuring marketing effectiveness.
- There is a lack of standard metrics.
- (mathematics) 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": , (2) "identity of indiscernibles": , (3) "symmetry": , and (4) "triangle inequality": .
- 2000, Lutz Habermann, Riemannian Metrics of Constant Mass and Moduli Spaces of Conformal Structures:
- As we shall see, these metrics are constructed from a Green function.
- (mathematics) A metric tensor.
- Abbreviation of .
measure for something
notion in mathematics
- (transitive, aerospace, systems engineering) To measure or analyse statistical data concerning the quality or effectiveness of a process.
- We need to metric the status of software documentation.
- We need to metric the verification of requirements.
- We need to metric the system failures.
- The project manager is metricking the closure of the action items.
- Customer satisfaction was metricked by the marketing department.
- metric in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- metric in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- A Course in Metric Geometry, American Mathematical Soc., 2001, →ISBN, page 1
Declension of metric