## METRIC

### Metric

**Metric**is a Canadian new wave band founded in 1998 in Toronto. They have also at various times been based in Montreal, London, New York City and Los Angeles. The band consists of Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead and Joules Scott-Key .

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### metric

#### Noun

- A measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (especially used in Software Engineering)
- A measurement of the "distance" between two points in some metric space: it is a real-valued function
*d*(*x*,*y*) between points*x*and*y*satisfying the following properties: (1) "positive definiteness": <math> d(x,y) \ge 0 </math> and <math> d(x,y) = 0 \mbox{ iff } x=y </math>, (2) "symmetry": <math> d(x,y) = d(y,x) </math>, and (3) "triangle inequality": <math> d(x,y) \le d(x,z) + d(z,y) </math>.

#### Verb

- To measure or analyse statistical data concerning the quality or effectiveness of a process.
*we need***to metric**the status of software documentation*we need***to metric**the verification of requirements*we need***to metric**the system failures*the project manager***is metricking**the closure of the action items*customer satisfaction***was metricked**by the marketing department

#### Adjective

- of or relating to the metric system of measurement
- of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.
- Of or relating to distance

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