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Metric or metrical may refer to:


Computers and networking[edit]


  • Metric (mathematics), an abstraction of the notion of distance in a metric space
    • Metric tensor, in mathematics, a symmetric rank-2 tensor, used to measure length and angle
    • Schwarzschild metric, a description of the geometry around a special type of black hole
  • Metric space, a set where a notion of distance between elements of the set is defined

Other uses[edit]

  • Metric (band), a Canadian indie rock band
  • Performance metric, a measure of an organization's activities and performance
  • Font metrics, a group of properties describing a font
  • Metrical foot, the basic unit of meter that generates a line of verse in most Western traditions of poetry
  • Metrecal, a diet drink introduced in the 1960s.

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