# Metrics vs Matrix what difference

## what is difference between Metrics and Matrix

## English

### Noun

**metrics**

- plural of
*metric*

### Noun

**metrics** (*uncountable*)

- The study of metrical verse.
- The statistical analysis of data sets or big data.
- The theory of measurement.

### Verb

**metrics**

- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of metric

#### Translations

## English

### Etymology

Borrowed from Old French *matrice* (“pregnant animal”), or from Latin *mātrīx* (“dam, womb”), from *māter* (“mother”).

### Pronunciation

- 1: enPR: māʹtrĭks; IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈmeɪtɹɪks/ - 2: enPR: măʹtrĭks; IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈmætɹɪks/

### Noun

**matrix** (*plural* **matrices** *or* **matrixes**)

- (now rare) The womb.
**1646**, Sir Thomas Browne,*Pseudodoxia Epidemica*, III.17:- upon conception the inward orifice of the
**matrix**exactly closeth, so that it commonly admitteth nothing after […].

- upon conception the inward orifice of the
**1969**, Vladimir Nabokov,*Ada or Ardor*, Penguin 2011, p. 296:- In very rare cases, when the
**matrix**just goes on pegging away automatically, the doctor can take advantage of that and ease out the second brat who then can be considered to be, say, three minutes younger […].

- In very rare cases, when the

- (biology) The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.
- (biology) An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.
- (biology) Part of the mitochondrion.
- (biology) The medium in which bacteria are cultured.
- (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.
**1987**[1985], Roger A. Horn, Charles R. Johnson,, Cambridge University Press, 1990, Paperback Edition, page 464,**Matrix**Analysis- Theorem (7.5.2) then says that every positive semidefinite
**matrix**is a convex combination of**matrices**that lie on extreme rays.

- Theorem (7.5.2) then says that every positive semidefinite
**2003**, Robert A. Liebler,*Basic*, CRC Press (Chapman & Hall/CRC), page 64,**Matrix**Algebra with Algorithms and Applications- Check that the $$

A

(

D

)

2

{\displaystyle {\mathcal {A}}({\mathcal {D}})^{2}}

in the example is itself the adjacency

**matrix**of the indicated digraph:

- Check that the $$
**2007**, Gerhard Kloos,, SPIE Press, page 25,**Matrix**Methods for Optical Layout- The
**matrix**describing the reflection at a plane mirror can be obtained by taking the**matrix**for reflection at a spherical reflector and letting the radius of the spherical mirror tend to infinity.

- The

- (computing) A two-dimensional array.
- (electronics) A grid-like arrangement of electronic components, especially one intended for information coding, decoding or storage.
- A table of data.
- (geology) A geological matrix.
- (archaeology and paleontology) The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.
- (analytical chemistry) The environment from which a given sample is taken.
- (printing, historical) In hot metal typesetting, a mold for casting a letter.
- (printing, historical) In printmaking, the plate or block used, with ink, to hold the image that makes up the print.
- Synonym: printing form

- The cavity or mold in which anything is formed.
- (dyeing) The five simple colours (black, white, blue, red, and yellow) from which all the others are formed.
- (material science) A binding agent of composite materials, e.g. resin in fibreglass.

#### Synonyms

- (mathematics): array, table
- (table of data): array, grid, spreadsheet, table
- (computing): array

#### Hyponyms

#### Derived terms

#### Related terms

#### Translations

## Czech

### Etymology

Latin *matrix*

### Pronunciation

- IPA
^{(key)}: [ˈmatrɪks]

### Noun

**matrix** m

- (biology) matrix

### Related terms

- See mater

### Further reading

- matrix in
*Akademický slovník cizích slov*, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

## Danish

### Noun

**matrix**

- (mathematics) matrix

#### Declension

## Dutch

### Etymology

Ultimately from Latin *mātrīx*. Cognate with *matrijs*. *This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.*

### Pronunciation

- IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈmaːtrɪks/ - Hyphenation: ma‧trix

### Noun

**matrix** f (*plural* **matrices** *or* **matrixen**, *diminutive* **matrixje** n)

- (mathematics) matrix (type of array)

#### Derived terms

- eenheidsmatrix
- identiteitsmatrix

## Latin

### Etymology

From *māter* (“mother”).

### Pronunciation

- (Classical) IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈmaː.triːks/, [ˈmäːt̪ɾiːks̠] - (Ecclesiastical) IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈma.triks/, [ˈmɑːt̪ɾiks]

### Noun

**mātrīx** f (*genitive* **mātrīcis**); *third declension*

- uterus, womb
- dam (non-human female animal kept for breeding)
- source, origin
- list, register

#### Declension

Third-declension noun.

#### Derived terms

- mātrīcālis
- mātrīcula

#### Related terms

see *māter*

#### Descendants

### References

- matrix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- matrix in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s
*Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis*(augmented edition, 1883–1887) - matrix in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

## Portuguese

### Noun

**matrix** f (*uncountable*)

- Matrix
- fictional machine system
- any illusory system

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