### Some articles on *metric, metrics*:

**Metric**ation In The United Kingdom - 1965 Onwards -

**Metric**ation of Engineering-related Industries

... fasteners were replaced by just seven

**metric**sizes ... to with reference to Imperial trade names but made using

**metric**dimensions in the factory for example, a 13 mm thick plasterboard is still often called 'half-inch', even though the ... with the engineering industry, had set a target of 75% of the industry being

**metric**by the end of 1975 ...

Subshift Of Finite Type -

... A variety of different

**Metric**... A variety of different

**metrics**can be defined on a shift space ... One can define a**metric**on a shift space by considering two points to be "close" if they have many initial symbols in common this is the p-adic**metric**... the one- and two-sided shift spaces are compact**metric**spaces ...**Metric**- Other

... Metric (band), a Canadian indie rock band. ...

British Weights And Measures Association - Aim of The BWMA

... and to oppose the compulsory imposition of the

... and to oppose the compulsory imposition of the

**Metric**system in the UK ... of the modern BWMA's founding in 1995, British schoolchildren had been educated using only**metric**measures since 1974 (earlier in some places), and British industry had changed to using**metric**tools and ...**Metric**ation In The United Kingdom - 1965 Onwards - Other Sectors

... initiated the Retriangulation of Great Britain in 1936, using

**metric**measures ... A

**metric**National Grid was then used as the basis for maps published by the Ordnance Survey from World War II onwards, the War Office maps having had a

**metric**grid since 1920 ... The adoption of a

**metric**scale was part of the national metrication process the best-selling 1 inch to the mile range of maps was replaced with the 150000 ...

### More definitions of "metric":

- (
*noun*): A system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic.

Synonyms: system of measurement

- (
*noun*): A decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds).

Example:*"Convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"*

Synonyms: metric unit

- (
*noun*): A function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them.

Synonyms: metric function