Definition of Metrical. Meaning of Metrical. Synonyms of Metrical

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Definition of Metrical

Metrical
Metrical Met"ric*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the meter; arranged in meter; consisting of verses; as, metrical compositions. 2. Of or pertaining to measurement; as, the inch, foot, yard, etc., are metrical terms; esp., of or pertaining to the metric system.
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Algometer Al*gom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? pain + -meter.] (Psychol.) An instrument for measuring sensations of pain due to pressure. It has a piston rod with a blunted tip which is pressed against the skin. -- Al*gom"e*try, n. -- Al`go*met"ric, *met"ric*al, a. -- Al`go*met"ric*al*ly, adv.

Meaning of Metrical from wikipedia

- Metric or metrical may refer to: Metric system, an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement Metric (mathematics), an abstraction of the notion...
- A metrical psalter is a kind of Bible translation: a book containing a metrical translation of all or part of the Book of Psalms in vernacular poetry...
- The metre (Commonwealth spelling) or meter (American spelling; see spelling differences) (from the French unit mètre, from the Gr**** noun μέτρον, "measure"...
- Metrical phonology is a theory of stress or linguistic prominence. The innovative feature of this theory is that the prominence of a unit is defined relative...
- A metric system is a system of measurement that succeeded the decimalised system based on the metre introduced in France in the 1790s. The historical development...
- Metrical sign of opening section ; metrical sign of fugal section is 2 | {\displaystyle {\boldsymbol {2}}\!\!\!|\;} ) Courante (In C major. Metrical sign...
- (See Foot (prosody) for a complete list of the metrical feet and their names.) The number of metrical systems in English is not agreed upon. The four...
- Metrical feet and accents Disyllables ˘ ˘ pyrrhic, dibrach ˘ ¯ iamb ¯ ˘ trochee, c****e ¯ ¯ spondee Trisyllables ˘ ˘ ˘ tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach...
- other hand, while the metrical units are similar, vowel length rather than stresses define the meter. Old English poetry used a metrical pattern involving...
- Romance in England: A Study of the Sources and Analogues of the Non-Cyclic Metrical Romances. New York: Burt Franklin. p. iii. ISBN 978-0-8337-2144-0. Hibbard...
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