a space with a metric defined on it.
noun 1. a decimal system of weights and measures, adopted first in France but now widespread, universally used in science, mandatory for use for all purposes in a large number of countries, and favored for use in most (as in the U.S.). The basic units are the meter (39.37 inches) for length and the gram […]
noun 1. a unit of 1000 kilograms, equivalent to 2204.62 avoirdupois pounds. noun 1. another name (not in technical use) for tonne metric ton A unit of mass or weight in the metric system equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds). See Table at measurement.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a topology for a space in which open sets are defined in terms of a given metric.
[mi-trid-ee-uh m] /mɪˈtrɪd i əm/ noun 1. any sea anemone of the genus Metridium, common in cooler waters of the Northern Hemisphere.