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English definition of “metric”

metric

adjective     /ˈmet.rɪk/ mainly UK
using or relating to a system of measurement that uses metres, centimetres, litres, etc.: The recipe is given in both metric and imperial measures. Most high-tech industry has been metric for decades.Measurements in general
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