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Metric or metrical may refer to: *
Metric system The metric system is a that succeeded the decimalised system based on the introduced in France in the 1790s. The historical development of these systems culminated in the definition of the (SI), under the oversight of an international stan ...

Metric system
, an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement


Mathematics

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Metric (mathematics) In mathematics Mathematics (from Ancient Greek, Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), mathematical structure, structure (algebra), space (geometry), and calculus, change (mathematical analysis, analysis). I ...
, an abstraction of the notion of ''distance'' in a metric space *
Metric tensor In the mathematical Mathematics (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population ...
, in differential geometry, the distance structure on a manifold


Physics

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Metric tensor (general relativity) In general relativity General relativity, also known as the general theory of relativity, is the differential geometry, geometric scientific theory, theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in 1915 and is the current description of g ...
, the fundamental object of study in general relativity similar to the gravitational field in Newtonian physics *
Metric system The metric system is a that succeeded the decimalised system based on the introduced in France in the 1790s. The historical development of these systems culminated in the definition of the (SI), under the oversight of an international stan ...

Metric system
, an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement *
Metric units Metric units are units Unit may refer to: Arts and entertainment * UNIT Unit may refer to: Arts and entertainment * UNIT, a fictional military organization in the science fiction television series ''Doctor Who'' * Unit of action, a discrete piece ...
, units related to a metric system *
International System of Units The International System of Units, known by the international abbreviation SI in all languages and sometimes Pleonasm#Acronyms_and_initialisms, pleonastically as the SI system, is the modern form of the metric system and the world's most wi ...
, or ''Système International'' (SI), the most widely used metric system *
METRIC METRIC (Mapping EvapoTranspiration at high Resolution with Internalized Calibration) is a computer model Computer simulation is the process of mathematical modelling, performed on a computer, which is designed to predict the behaviour of or th ...
, a model that uses Landsat satellite data to compute and map evapotranspiration (ET) in climatology/meteorology


Computer science

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Metrics (networking) Router metrics are metrics used by a router to make routing decisions. A ''metric'' is typically one of many fields in a routing tableIn computer networking a routing table, or routing information base (RIB), is a data table stored in a Router ...
, set of properties of a communication path * Router metrics, used by a router to make routing decisions *
Software metric A software metric is a standard of measure of a degree to which a software system or process possesses some property. Even if a metric is not a measurement (metrics are functions, while measurements are the numbers obtained by the application of met ...
, a measure of some property of a piece of software or its specifications * Reuse metrics, a quantitative indicator of an attribute for software reuse and reusability


Music

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Alex Metric Alex Metric (born Alex Drury, 1984) is a Grammy Award-winning British musician, DJ and producer. Biography Alex Metric has released numerous EPs as a solo artist, and singles as a member of Metroplane and Kuu. He has remixed artists such as D ...
(born 1984), British musician, DJ and producer *
Metric (band) Metric is a Canadian rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto Toronto is the capital city of the Provinces and territories of Canada, Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,731,571 in 2016, it is the List of the 100 larg ...
, a Canadian rock band founded from Toronto, Ontario


Other uses

* Font metrics, a group of properties describing a font *
Performance indicator A performance indicator or key performance indicator (KPI) is a type of . KPIs evaluate the of an organization or of a particular activity (such as projects, programs, products and other initiatives) in which it engages. Often success is simply ...
, often called a "metric", a measure of an organization's activities and performance *
Search engine optimization metrics A number of metrics METRIC (Mapping EvapoTranspiration at high Resolution with Internalized Calibration) is a computer model developed by the University of Idaho, that uses Landsat satellite data to compute and map evapotranspiration (ET). METRIC c ...
, numeric conclusion on a website's organic search potential


See also

* Meter (disambiguation) * Metrecal, a diet drink introduced in the 1960s * Metric conversion (disambiguation) * Metric dimension (disambiguation) * Metric gauge (disambiguation) * {{disambiguation