Metric Function

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A Metric Function is a measure function that maps two or more items to a numeric value that represents the distance value between them.





  • WordNet.
    • metric function: a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    • based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents"
    • metric unit: a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"
    • system of measurement: a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
    • measured: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables