Meaning of metrics

met•rics

Pronunciation: (me'triks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the science of meter.
  2. the art of metrical composition.

-metrics

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form with the meaning “the science of measuring” that specified by the initial element: biometrics; econometrics.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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