met-rise

metrize

[mi-trahyz, me-trahyz]
verb (used with object), metrized, metrizing. Mathematics.
to find a metric for (a topological space for which the metric topology is the given topology).
Also, metricize; especially British, metrise.


Origin:
metr(ic)2 + -ize

metrizable, adjective
metrization, noun
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