# how to pronounce metric

## /ˈmɛt.ɹɪk/

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An example use of metric in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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## meanings of metric

noun:

1. A metric tensor.
2. A measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (especially used in engineering).
3. 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) \ge 0 , (2) "identity of indiscernibles": d(x,y) = 0 \mbox{ iff } x=y , (2) "symmetry": d(x,y) = d(y,x) , and (3) "triangle inequality": d(x,y) \le d(x,z) + d(z,y) .
4. Abbreviation of metric system.

1. Of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.
2. Of or relating to the metric system of measurement.
3. Of or relating to distance.

verb:

1. To measure or analyse statistical data concerning the quality or effectiveness of a process.

## topics metric can be related to

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;