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Meaning of "metric" in Essential English Dictionary

metric

adjective
 
/ˈmetrɪk/
The metric system of measurement uses units based on the gram, metre, and litre.
Translations of “metric”
in Korean 미터의…
in Arabic مِتْري…
in Portuguese métrico…
in Catalan mètric…
in Japanese メートル法の…
in Italian metrico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公制的,米制的…
in Russian метрический…
in Turkish metrik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公制的,米制的…
in Polish metryczny…
(Definition of metric from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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