[mi-trish-uh n] /mɪˈtrɪʃ ən/
[me-truh-sahyz] /ˈmɛ trəˌsaɪz/ verb (used with object), metricized, metricizing. 1. to express in terms of the . 2. Mathematics. . v. “convert to the metric system,” 1873, from metric (adj.) + -ize. Related: Metricized; metricizing. Earlier, “to convert to poetic meter” (1850; see metric (n.)).
- Metric madness
noun 1. (informal) excessive devotion to metrication
- Metric martyr
noun 1. (Brit) a shopkeeper or trader willing to be prosecuted for continuing to use only imperial measures as a protest against the perceived imposition of metric measures by the European Union
[me-triks] /ˈmɛ trɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the science of meter. 2. the art of metrical composition. [me-trik] /ˈmɛ trɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to the or to the . noun 2. Often, metrics. a standard for measuring or evaluating something, especially one that uses figures or statistics: new metrics for gauging an […]