The definition of metric is relating to the system of measurements which is based on the meter and the gram.(adjective)
An example of a metric measurement is a meter.
See metric in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr métrique
See metric in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French métrique
Origin: , from mètre, meter; see meter2.
Origin: From Latin metricus, relating to measurement; see metrical.
Origin: Greek (hē) metrikē (tekhnē), (the art) of meter
Origin: , feminine of metrikos, relating to measurement; see metrical.
Origin: Latin metricus; see metrical.
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