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Metrics vs. Matrix

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Metricsnoun

plural of metric

Matrixnoun

The womb.

Metricsnoun

The study of metrical verse.

Matrixnoun

(biology) The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.

Metricsnoun

The statistical analysis of data sets or big data.

Matrixnoun

(biology) An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.

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Metricsnoun

The theory of measurement.

Matrixnoun

(biology) Part of the mitochondrion.

Metricsnoun

the study of poetic meter and the art of versification

Matrixnoun

(biology) The medium in which bacteria are cultured.

Matrixnoun

(mathematics) A rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms having various uses such as transforming coordinates in geometry, solving systems of linear equations in linear algebra and representing graphs in graph theory.

Matrixnoun

(computing) A two-dimensional array.

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Matrixnoun

(electronics) A grid-like arrangement of electronic components, especially one intended for information coding, decoding or storage.

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A table of data.

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(geology) A geological matrix.

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(archaeology and paleontology) The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.

Matrixnoun

(analytical chemistry) The environment from which a given sample is taken.

Matrixnoun

In hot metal typesetting, a mold for casting a letter.

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Matrixnoun

In printmaking, the plate or block used, with ink, to hold the image that makes up the print.

Matrixnoun

The cavity or mold in which anything is formed.

Matrixnoun

(dyeing) The five simple colours (black, white, blue, red, and yellow) from which all the others are formed.

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(material science) A binding agent of composite materials, e.g. resin in fibreglass.

Matrixnoun

The womb.

‘All that openeth the matrix is mine.’;

Matrixnoun

That which gives form or origin to anything

Matrixnoun

The lifeless portion of tissue, either animal or vegetable, situated between the cells; the intercellular substance.

Matrixnoun

A rectangular arrangement of symbols in rows and columns. The symbols may express quantities or operations.

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of elements (or entries) set out by rows and columns

Matrixnoun

an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

Matrixnoun

the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

Matrixnoun

the formative tissue at the base of a nail

Matrixnoun

mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface

Matrixnoun

the cultural, social, or political environment in which something develops

‘Oxbridge was the matrix of the ideology’;

Matrixnoun

a mass of fine-grained rock in which gems, crystals, or fossils are embedded

‘nodules of secondary limestone set in a matrix of porous dolomite’; ‘such fossils will often be partly concealed by matrix’;

Matrixnoun

the substance between cells or in which structures are embedded

‘the lipid matrix of olfactory cells’;

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fine material used to bind together the coarser particles of a composite substance

‘the matrix of gravel paths is hoed regularly’;

Matrixnoun

a mould in which something, such as a record or printing type, is cast or shaped

‘her two duets with Isobel Baillie were never issued and the matrices were destroyed’;

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of quantities or expressions in rows and columns that is treated as a single entity and manipulated according to particular rules

‘this formula applies for all square matrices’;

Matrixnoun

an organizational structure in which two or more lines of command, responsibility, or communication may run through the same individual

‘matrix structures are said to foster greater flexibility’;

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