Metric
Metric Met"ric (m[e^]t"r[i^]k), a. [L. metricus, Gr. ?: cf. F. m['e]trique. See {Meter} rhythm.] 1. Relating to measurement; involving, or proceeding by, measurement. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

{Metric analysis} (Chem.), analysis by volume; volumetric analysis.

{Metric system}, See {metric system} in the vocabulary. [1913 Webster]


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