v. t.1.To give the wrong meter to, as to a line of verse.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And as there is so great diversity In English and in writing of our tongue, So pray I God that no one miswrite thee, Nor thee mismeter for default of tongue; And wheresoever thou be read or sung That thou be understood, dear God I pray.
It seems to me that some of these prompts (iv, vi, viii) offer synonyms with an extra syllable where a line has been mismetered.
Operators can control all application ratios from inside the skid, and the system even provides for automatic shutdown before any mismetered material is applied to the pipe.