Definition of metric adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    metric

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈmɛtrɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1based on the metric system metric units/measurements/sizes
  2. 2 made or measured using the metric system This tape measure is metric. compare imperial
  3. 3= metrical
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