metrics


metrics
study of versification

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • metrics — (n.) study of meter, 1892, variant of METRIC (Cf. metric) (n.); also see ICS (Cf. ics) …   Etymology dictionary

  • metrics — [me′triks] n. the science or art of writing in meter …   English World dictionary

  • Metrics — A metric is a standard unit of measure, such as meter or gram, or more generally, part of a system of parameters, or systems of measurement, or a set of ways of quantitatively and periodically measuring, assessing, controlling or selecting a… …   Wikipedia

  • Metrics — Parameters or measures of quantitative assessment used for measurement, comparison or to track performance or production. Analysts use metrics to compare the performance of different companies, despite the many variations between firms. Metrics… …   Investment dictionary

  • metrics — metrica ит. [ме/трика] metrics англ. [ме/трикс] Metrik нем. [ме/трик] métrique фр. [мэтри/к] метрика, учение о метре …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • metrics — Метрики (Metrics)     Информация, встроенная в файл цифрового шрифта [шрифт, описанный с помощью цифровых данных]: величины ширин знаков [расстояние от крайней левой до крайней правой точки], список кернинговых пар [пары знаков, требующие… …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • metrics — См. mètrica …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • metrics — /me triks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the science of meter. 2. the art of metrical composition. [1895 1900; see METRIC2, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • -metrics — a combining form with the meaning the science of measuring that specified by the initial element: biometrics; econometrics. [see METRIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • metrics — noun the study of metrical verse; prosody [treated as singular] …   Wiktionary


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