metric line

metric line

[′me·trik ′līn]
(mechanics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The image of R under a metric embedding is called a metric line. The image of a real interval [a, b] = {t [member of] R : a [less than or equal to] t [less than or equal to] b} under metric embedding is called a metric segment.
But "the substance of poetry does not lie in the sound value of the word, nor in its color, nor in the metric line," claims Machado, "but in the deep pulse of the spirit, and this deep pulse is what the soul contributes."
Secondary legislation introduced in 1994 finally saw the UK toeing the European metric line.
News in ejector components from two suppliers includes a metric line of blades longer blades and fast delivery of custom pins.
Minimetric, miniature and metric line of pneumatic products is featured in 90-page full color catalog.