As nouns the difference between measurand and metric
is that
measurand is a quantity intended to be measured while
metric is a measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (especially used in software engineering).
As an adjective metric is
of or relating to the metric system of measurement.
As a verb metric is
to measure or analyse statistical data concerning the quality or effectiveness of a process.
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measurand English
Noun
( en noun)
A quantity intended to be measured.
(engineering) An object being measured.

metric Adjective
()
of or relating to the metric system of measurement
(music) of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.
(mathematics, physics) Of or relating to distance
Derived terms
* metric carat
* metric level
* metric system
* metric space
* metric structure
* contrametric
* extrametric
* intrametric
* metrical
Noun
( en noun)
A measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (especially used in Software Engineering)
* 2011 , April 10, Financial Times
 As for the large number of official statements that Spain is safe, I think they are merely a metric of the complacency that has characterised the European crisis from the start.
* {{quotemagazine, date=20130803, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
, title= Boundary problems
, passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economistsâ€™ mostused metric , gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.}}
 What metric should be used for performance evaluation?
 What are the most important metrics to track for your business?
 It's the most important single metric that quantifies the predictive performance.
 ''How to measure marketing? Use these key metrics for measuring marketing effectiveness.
 There is a lack of standard metrics .
(mathematics) A measurement of the "distance" between two points in some metric space: it is a realvalued function d''(''x'',''y'') between points ''x'' and ''y satisfying the following properties: (1) "positive definiteness": $d(x,y)\; \backslash ge\; 0$ and $d(x,y)\; =\; 0\; \backslash mbox\{\; iff\; \}\; x=y$, (2) "symmetry": $d(x,y)\; =\; d(y,x)$, and (3) "triangle inequality": $d(x,y)\; \backslash le\; d(x,z)\; +\; d(z,y)$.
* 2014 , Wikipedia,
 In mathematics, a metric' or distance function is a function that defines a distance between elements of a set. A set with a ' metric is called a metric space.
Synonyms
* measure
Hyponyms
* Euclidean metric
* Hausdorff metric
* uniform metric
* ultrametric
Derived terms
* landscape metrics
* performance metric
* success metric
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
See also
* meter
* avoirdupois
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