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. metrics the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
  4. strictness conscientious attention to rules and details
  5. metricate convert from a non-metric to the metric system
  6. metritis inflammation of the lining of the uterus
  7. metric weight unit a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
  8. metric unit a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system
  9. Dendroctonus genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers
  10. metrical unit (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  11. metric space a set of points such that for every pair of points there is a nonnegative real number called their distance that is symmetric and satisfies the triangle inequality
  12. metric grain a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
  13. symmetricalness an attribute of a shape or relation
  14. directness trueness of course toward a goal
  15. marketing the commercial processes in promoting and selling something
  16. intracutaneous relating to areas between the layers of the skin
  17. nitrocotton a nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives
  18. restricting restricting the scope or freedom of action
  19. matriculation admission to a group, especially a college or university
  20. metrification the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds