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  1. a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -meter (barometric) or -metry (geometric).
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Origin of -metric

< Greek -metrikos; see meter2, -metry, -ic
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Word Origin and History for -metric

word-forming element from -metry + -ic.

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