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metric is pronounced in two syllables

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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


  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.


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

metric frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word metric occurs in english on average 3.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics metric can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that metric can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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