Definition of metrizable in English:

metrizable

(also metrisable)

adjective

Mathematics
  • Of a topological space: capable of being assigned a metric which makes it a metric space with the same topology as the original space.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. From metriz- + -able, translating German metrisierbar.

Pronunciation

metrizable

/mɪˈtrʌɪzəbl/