Metric gauge (disambiguation)

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Metric or metrical may refer to: *
Metric system The metric system is a system of measurement A system of measurement is a collection of units of measurement and rules relating them to each other. Systems of measurement have historically been important, regulated and defined for the purpose ...

, an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement

# Mathematics

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Metric (mathematics) In mathematics, a metric or distance function is a function (mathematics), function that gives a distance between each pair of point elements of a Set (mathematics), set. A set with a metric is called a metric space. A metric induces a topology ...
, an abstraction of the notion of ''distance'' in a metric space *
Metric tensor In the mathematical Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities ...
, in differential geometry, the distance structure on a manifold

# Physics

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Metric tensor (general relativity) In general relativity, the metric tensor (in this context often abbreviated to simply the metric) is the fundamental object of study. It may loosely be thought of as a generalization of the gravitational potential of gravity, Newtonian gravitation ...
, the fundamental object of study in general relativity similar to the gravitational field in Newtonian physics *
Metric system The metric system is a system of measurement A system of measurement is a collection of units of measurement and rules relating them to each other. Systems of measurement have historically been important, regulated and defined for the purpose ...

, 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 ''SystÃ¨me International'' (SI), the most widely used metric system *
METRIC Metric or metrical may refer to: * Metric system, an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement Mathematics * Metric (mathematics), an abstraction of the notion of ''distance'' in a metric space * Metric tensor, in differential geomet ...
, 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 Metric (mathematics), metrics used by a Router (computing), router to make routing decisions. A ''metric'' is typically one of many fields in a routing table. Router metrics help the router choose the best route among multipl ...
, set of properties of a communication path *
Router metrics Router metrics are 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 ...
, 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 me ...
, a measure of some property of a piece of software or its specifications *
Reuse metrics In software engineering, many reuse metrics and Scientific modelling, models are metrics used to measure code reuse and reusability. A metric is a Quantitative property, quantitative indicator of an attribute of a thing. A model specifies relation ...
, 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 ...
(born 1984), British musician, DJ and producer *
Metric (band) Metric is a Canadian Rock music, rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario. The band consists of Emily Haines (lead vocals, synthesizers, guitar, tambourine, harmonica, piano), James Shaw (musician), James Shaw (guitar, synthesizers, theremin ...
, 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 performance measurementPerformance measurement is the process of collecting, analyzing and/or reporting information regarding the performance A performance is an act of sta ...
, 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 ...
, numeric conclusion on a website's organic search potential

# See also

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Meter (disambiguation) Meter or metre is a unit of measurement of length. Meter or metre may also refer to : * Meter, a measuring instrument * Meter or Cybele, an Anatolian-Aegean mother goddess * Metre (hymn), the syllable patterns in hymn stanzas * Metre (music), the ...
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Metrecal Metrecal was a brand of low-calorie, powdered diet foods (to be mixed with water as a beverage) "containing the essential nutrients of protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins and minerals" introduced in the early 1960s by the Mead Johnson company, with ...
, a diet drink introduced in the 1960s *
Metric conversion (disambiguation) Metric conversion may refer to: * Converting a non-metric quantity to the metric equivalent; see "Conversion of units" * Conversion of a country from non-metric units to metric units; see "Metrication" {{disambiguation ...
* Metric dimension (disambiguation) * Metric gauge (disambiguation) * {{disambiguation