Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun metric

3 senses of metric

Sense 1

metric function, metric -- (a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them)

=> function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping -- ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function))

Sense 2

metric unit, metric -- (a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric")

=> unit of measurement, unit -- (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume")

Sense 3

system of measurement, metric -- (a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic)

=> measure, quantity, amount -- (how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify)

Antonyms of adj metric

1 of 2 senses of metric

Sense 2

measured, metrical, metric -- (the rhythmic arrangement of syllables)

INDIRECT (VIA rhythmical) -> unrhythmical, unrhythmic -- (not rhythmic; irregular in beat or accent)

Similarity of adj metric

2 senses of metric

Sense 1

metric, metrical -- (based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents")

Sense 2

measured, metrical, metric -- (the rhythmic arrangement of syllables)

=> rhythmical (vs. unrhythmical), rhythmic -- (recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose")