[ mi-trahyz, me-trahyz ]

verb (used with object),met·rized, met·riz·ing.Mathematics.
  1. to find a metric for (a topological space for which the metric topology is the given topology).

Origin of metrize

  • Also metricize; especially British, met·rise .

Other words from metrize

  • met·riz·able, adjective
  • met·ri·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby metrize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024