# Metric synonyms

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*centimetre*. The definition of an ampere is the basic unit for measuring electricity.

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.

A unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equal to 3.0864 grains (200 milligrams): abbrev.

*C*centigram

One hundredth of a gram (0.154 grain)

centiliter

(US) Alternative spelling of

*centilitre*.decigram

(Metrology) An SI unit of mass equal to 10

^{−1}grams.
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deciliter

US spelling of

*decilitre*.decimeter

A metric unit of length equal to one-tenth (10

^{-1}) of a meter. 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

A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).

hectogram

(Metrology) An SI unit of mass equal to 10

^{2}grams.
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hectoliter

Alternative spelling of

*hectolitre*.hectometer

US spelling of

*hectometre*. A unit of time equal to one of the 24 equal parts of a day; 60 minutes. &diamf3; A

**sidereal hour**is^{1}/_{24}of a sidereal day, and a**mean solar hour**is^{1}/_{24}of a mean solar day. A unit interval on the Kelvin scale.

One thousand grams (2.204623 pounds avoirdupois)

One thousand liters, or one cubic meter (264.179 gallons or 1.31 cubic yards): abbrev.

*kl* 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.

Rhythm in verse; measured, patterned arrangement of syllables, primarily according to stress or length

A unit of mass or weight in the metric system equal to 0.001 gram.

US spelling of

*millilitre*. The definition of a millimeter is one-thousandth of a meter.

A nautical or a geographic mile.

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

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.stere

A unit of volume equal to one cubic meter.

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

metric system (related)

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.

Calculated; deliberate:

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Of, relating to, or composed in poetic meter:

system of measurement

a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

metric unit

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

metric function

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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**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.