Metric synonyms

mĕt'rĭk
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US spelling of centimetre.
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The definition of an ampere is the basic unit for measuring electricity.
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The SI unit used to measure the brightness of a source of light (its luminous intensity). By definition, one square centimeter of a blackbody at the freezing point of platinum emits one-sixtieth of a candela of radiation.
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A unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equal to 3.0864 grains (200 milligrams): abbrev. C
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A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram.
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(US) Alternative spelling of centilitre.
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(Metrology) An SI unit of mass equal to 10−1 grams.
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US spelling of decilitre.
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A metric unit of length equal to one-tenth (10-1 ) of a meter.
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Alternative form of decagram.
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The basic unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 0.03527 ounce (0.0022046 pound or 15.4321 grains): now defined in the SI system as 0.001 of the mass of the standard international kilogram (a platinum-iridium cylinder kept in France): one pound equals 453.5924 grams
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A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
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(Metrology) An SI unit of mass equal to 102 grams.
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Alternative spelling of hectolitre.
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US spelling of hectometre.
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A unit of time equal to one of the 24 equal parts of a day; 60 minutes. &diamf3; A sidereal hour is1 /24 of a sidereal day, and a mean solar hour is1 /24 of a mean solar day.
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A unit interval on the Kelvin scale.
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One thousand grams (2.204623 pounds avoirdupois)
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One thousand liters, or one cubic meter (264.179 gallons or 1.31 cubic yards): abbrev. kl
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A unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 meters (0.62 mile).
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The basic unit of dry volume or capacity in the metric system, equal to 0.90 quart or 1.82 pint.
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Rhythm in verse; measured, patterned arrangement of syllables, primarily according to stress or length
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A unit of mass or weight in the metric system equal to 0.001 gram.
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US spelling of millilitre.
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The definition of a millimeter is one-thousandth of a meter.
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A supplementary unit of the International System used in angular measure. One radian is equal to the angle subtended at the center of a circle by an arc equal in length to the radius of the circle, approximately 57°17'44.6".
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The act or an instance of seconding
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A unitless measure of solid angles. A solid angle projecting from the center of a sphere and cutting its surface has a measure of s /r2 steradians, where s is the surface area of the sphere cut out by the solid angle, and r is the radius of the sphere.
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A unit of volume equal to one cubic meter.
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A unit for measuring displacement of ships, equal to 35 cubic feet: it is approximately equal to the volume of a long ton of sea water
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A metric unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms. Symbol: t
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A decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter as a unit of length, the kilogram as a unit of mass, and the liter as a unit of volume.
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Calculated; deliberate:
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Of, relating to, or composed in poetic meter:
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a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
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a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
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a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
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Find another word for metric. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for metric, like: centimeter, ampere, candela, carat, centigram, centiliter, decigram, deciliter, decimeter, dekagram and dekameter.