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Synonyms for metric

a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them

a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

based on the meter as a standard of measurement


the rhythmic arrangement of syllables

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But make no mistake, we are going metric - and fairly soon.
Switching to metric is like trying to speak a new language, says Jim Ross, principal of Hallsville Middle School in Hallsville, Texas.
Our metric culture is very apparent to both our customers and management; we've established customer agreements with our clients and set goals with our management based on truly objective measures of our business and performance.
He or she should put the pieces together by matching up the metric measurements.
in the United States, PM 31 at the Stevens Point mill is to close, taking 25,000 metric tons/yr of coated specialties off the market
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
The annual production capacity of the machine will remain at 120,000 metric tons.
Of the approximately 43 million metric tons of recovered paper consumed by China, nearly 30 million metric tons, or approximately 70 percent, is OCC.
This is greatly so because the principal metrics classically established, in order of importance, consist of (1) contract dollars procured, (2) number of contract awards, and (3) procurement administrative lead time (PALl), which is the total time it takes to award a contract--the quicker the better.
This paper adapts latent semantic analysis (LSA) as an automated, statistically reliable metric for comparing desired outcomes or objectives across educational programs.
For January, the country exported 162,900 metric tons, compared to the previous month's figure of 175,700 metric tons.
Union Carbide confirmed that Saudi Yanbu Petrochemical will build a 535,000 metric tons-per-year Unipol process polyethylene plant and a 260,000 metric tons-per-year Unipol process polypropylene plant, both next to Yanpet's petrochemicals complex in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
has grown from producing 400 metric tons/yr to 1 million metric tons/yr--with plans to double that total to 2 million within five years.