1. metric ton a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
  2. metrication the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds
  3. metricate convert from a non-metric to the metric system
  4. metric grain a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
  5. metric unit a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system
  6. nitrocotton a nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives
  7. matriculation admission to a group, especially a college or university
  8. metrification the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds
  9. matrikin one related on the mother's side
  10. Metroxylon a genus of Malayan pinnate-leaved palm trees that flower and fruit once and then die
  11. detractor one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
  12. metropolitan relating to or characteristic of a large urban area
  13. metric weight unit a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
  14. metrics the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
  15. metric based on a decimal unit of measurement
  16. metrical relating to the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
  17. trachodon large duck-billed dinosaur of the Cretaceous period
  18. metrically with regard to meter
  19. retractor surgical instrument that holds back the edges of a surgical incision
  20. Fredericton the provincial capital of New Brunswick