couplet definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of verse consisting of two successive outlines, typically rhyming and having similar meter and often developing a total thought or syntactic device.
    • Two comparable things; moobs.
    • a set of outlines with rhyming end terms.
    • a couple of one-way roads which carry opposing guidelines of traffic through gridded cities.
    • Two taken together; some or few; specifically two outlines of verse that rhyme with one another.
    • In prosody, two outlines in instant succession, usually although not necessarily of the identical size, developing some, and generally marked as a result by riming with one another.
    • In songs, two equal notes placed in the middle of triple rhythm to entertain enough time of three; a temporary displacement of triple by duple rhythm.
    • among some, at the time of twins; a twin.
    • In Gothic arch., a double screen; one having two lights only that of the same dimensions and magnificence.
    • a stanza composed of two consecutive outlines of verse; frequently rhymed
    • two items of equivalent kind
    • A unit of verse comprising two successive lines, often rhyming and achieving equivalent meter and frequently creating a whole idea or syntactic device.
    • Two similar things; a pair.
    • A pair of outlines with rhyming end terms.
    • A pair of one-way roads which carry opposing guidelines of traffic through gridded towns.
    • Two taken collectively; some or couple; specifically two lines of verse that rhyme with each other.
    • In prosody, two lines in instant succession, often not necessarily of the identical size, creating some, and generally marked as a result by riming together.
    • In songs, two equal notes inserted in the midst of triple rhythm to inhabit enough time of three; a short-term displacement of triple by duple rhythm.
    • among moobs, since twins; a twin.
    • In Gothic arch., a double screen; one having two lights just that of the same size and style.
    • a stanza composed of two consecutive lines of verse; typically rhymed
    • two items of exactly the same sort

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