hypermeter definition

  • noun:
    • A hypercatalectic line, in other words. with two syllabes beyond the metrum.
    • an interval with a redundant syllable.
    • A verse with a redundant syllable or base; a hypercatalectic verse.
    • For this reason, something surpassing the standard standard.
    • In prosody: A verse or duration having an additional syllable at the conclusion than correctly is one of the meter which it presents; specifically, a heroic hexameter with yet another syllable within the last few foot, often designed to be elided by synaphea before a vowel beginning the next range; a dolichurus.
    • an interval composed of over two or three cola; a hypermetron.
    • A line or meter with one syllable beyond the last full base or measure.
    • something higher than the normal standard of measure.

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