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How Do You Spell METRIC?

Correct spelling for the English word "metric" is [m_ˈɛ_t_ɹ_ɪ_k], [mˈɛtɹɪk], [mˈɛtɹɪk]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of METRIC

  1. Of or pertaining to the meter as a standard of measurement; of or pertaining to the decimal system of measurement of which a meter is the unit; as, the metric system; a metric measurement.

Common Misspellings for METRIC

Below is the list of 281 misspellings for the word "metric".

Usage Examples for METRIC

  1. Such was the establishment of a convenient and uniform system of weights and measures, based on decimal reckoning, the so- called metric system, which has come to be accepted by almost all civilized nations save the English- speaking peoples. - "A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1." by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  2. In support of the contentions that the neutral countries were supplying Germany, Great Britain furnished the Government with the following table as representing the minimum of food exports from Scandinavia and Holland to Germany in 1916: Butter, 82, 600 metric tons; meat, 115, 800 tons; pork products, 68, 800 tons; condensed milk, 70, 000 tons; fish, 407 tons; cheese, 80, 500 tons; eggs, 46, 400 tons; potato meal, 179, 500 tons; coffee, 58, 500 tons; fruit, 74, 000 tons; sugar, 12, 000 tons; vegetables, 215, 000. These figures are most impressive, it is asserted, in relation to fats, the scarcest thing in Germany. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
  3. It was only gradually that in its totality of coins the French monetary system was made to conform to the metric system thus established. - "The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896" by William Arthur Shaw

What does metric stand for?

Abbreviation METRIC means:

  1. Measurement Excellence and Training Resource Information Center ( Virginia Health Services Research and Development Service)
  2. McClellan Environmental Technology Remediation Implementation Contract
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