Definition of -metric in English:

-metric

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛtrɪk, -k(ə)l/

combining form

  • In adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -meter (such as geometric corresponding to geometer and geometry).

Derivatives

-metrically

combining form
In corresponding adverbs.

Origin

from French -métrique, from Latin (see metric1).

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