Definition of 'metric'
Example sentences containing 'metric'
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The use of metrics to show that their protection and monitoring mechanisms are both effective and providing value for money will become standard practice. Computing (2010)Despite some concerns about the core metrics being used to assess teaching quality, universities want and need the money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At school, we were taught both imperial and metric systems with no difficulty and people have been using imperial for centuries with no problem. The Sun (2016)The metric imperial system is, on the face of it, simpler than imperial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why use this metric to gauge something as broad as leadership? Christianity Today (2000)The main metric for its performance is the rise in that net asset value. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The key metric to look for is operational gearing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can convert from metric to imperial for weight and temperature. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sorry for mixing up my imperial and metric units. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The second would be to make the metric system compulsory. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)It is available in imperial or metric and a variety of flavours. The Sun (2008)One of the key areas of contention has been the metrics used to determine the stress tests. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That the metric system had survived at all was astonishing. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)Can you explain why they switch from metric to imperial units as they get older? Times, Sunday Times (2006)No engineer would want to use anything but metric measurements nowadays. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was the machine that wanted the metric system. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)All measurements must be given in metric and imperial terms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is the main metric when assessing insurers, the difference between money in as premiums and money paid out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This gets back to the idea of getting to know the rhythm of the business and the key metrics and data you want out of a business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'metric'
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Translations for 'metric'
British English: metric /ˈmɛtrɪk/ ADJECTIVE
The metric system of measurement uses metres, grammes, and litres.
...80,000 metric tons of food.
- American English: metric
- Arabic: مِتْرِيُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: métrico
- Chinese: 公制的
- Croatian: metrički
- Czech: metrický
- Danish: metrisk
- Dutch: metrisch
- European Spanish: métrico
- Finnish: metri-
- French: métrique
- German: metrisch
- Greek: μετρικός
- Italian: metrico
- Japanese: メートル法の
- Korean: 미터법의
- Norwegian: metrisk
- Polish: metryczny
- European Portuguese: métrico
- Romanian: metric
- Russian: метрический
- Spanish: métrico
- Swedish: meter-
- Thai: ซึ่งวัดเป็นเมตร
- Turkish: metrik
- Ukrainian: метричний
- Vietnamese: theo hệ mét
Definition of metric from the Collins English Dictionary
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