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matric

adjective \ ˈmā‧trik , ˈma‧- \
variants: or less commonly matrical \-rə̇kəl\

Definition of matric

:of or relating to a matrix

matrically

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of matric

matric from matrical, after such pairs as English anatomical : anatomic; matrical from Late Latin matricalis, from Latin matric-, matrix womb, uterus + -alis -al


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matric

noun ma·tric \ məˈtrik \

Definition of matric

plural -s
British

Origin and Etymology of matric

by shortening


matric

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Definition of matric


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