## Science::Metric

### ::concepts

**Metric**::**metric** Metrics::space Tensor::measure System::units Metrics::notion General::metrical**Science**

- Metric tensor (general relativity), the fundamental object of study in general relativity similar to the gravitational field in Newtonian physics
- The metric system of measurement
- International System of Units, or
*SystÃ¨me International*(SI), the modern form of the metric system - Metric tonne, a measurement of mass equal to 1,000 kg

- International System of Units, or
- METRIC a model that uses Landsat satellite data to compute and map evapotranspiration (ET) in climatology/meteorology
- Metrical phonology, a theory of stress or prominence of speech units in linguistics

### Computers and networking

- Metrics (networking), set of properties of a communication path
- Router metrics, used by a router to make routing decisions
- Software metric, a measure of some property of a piece of software or its specifications
- Reuse metrics, a quantitative indicator of an attribute for software reuse and reusability

### Mathematics

- Metric (mathematics), an abstraction of the notion of
*distance*in a metric space- Metric tensor, in mathematics, a symmetric rank-2 tensor, used to measure length and angle
- Schwarzschild metric, a description of the geometry around a special type of black hole

- Metric space, a set where a notion of distance between elements of the set is defined

**Metric sections**

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