metrical definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or composed in poetic meter: metrical verse; five metrical products in a line.
    • Of or regarding measurement.
    • associated with poetic meter
    • having a typical rhythm
    • of or with respect to measurement
    • Of or regarding the meter; organized in meter; composed of passages.
    • Of or pertaining to dimension; , tend to be metrical terms; esp., of or pertaining to the metric system.
    • based on the meter as a standard of dimension
    • the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
  • others:
    • Pertaining to measurement, and/or use of loads and steps; employed in or determined by calculating: as, a metrical device, of length or volume; the metrical systems of the ancients.
    • Pertaining to or characterized by poetical measure or rhythm; printed in verse; metric: as, metrical terms; the metrical psalms.

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