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1. Having one or more syllables in addition to those found in a standard metrical unit or line of verse.
2. Being one of these additional syllables.

hy·per′me·ter (hī-pûr′mĭ-tər) n.
hy′per·met′ri·cal adj.
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Singing with a movement that organizes the 2-bar unit hypermetric pulse helps the student feel the larger phrase units that correspond with the text.
Most notably, unpredictable phrase lengths, suffixes, and the delayed establishment of hypermetric patterns represent Osmin's volatility throughout his solo and ensemble numbers.
I can choose to dig the other rhythmic nuances, at other hypermetric or lower levels--certainly the "ow" exclamatory pause in Jackson's voice on the "and" of the second four, which both stops the flow (the groove), holds it momentarily in midair, and yet prepares the bass drum and snare's dives back into the metrical and rhythmic fabric--but I need not for the groove to exist for me as a felt and fully real phenomenon.
Weight above 45 kg corresponds to large or hypermetric animals, between 35 and 45 kg medium or eumetric animals and below 35 kg, small or elipometric animals.
33) He cares about having the "right" number of lines in a text made up of couplets, but he does not worry about meter, often inserting words that render the line hypermetric.
In this scene, Hildeburh and Wealhtheow are juxtaposed to one another by the change of pace and rhythm, as the verses announcing Wealhtheow's presence are hypermetric.
Among the topics are the vernacular practice of naming the liturgical year, comparing the versions of the Old English Gospels in a semantic and syntactic study of periphrastic "model verb + infinitive" construction, metrical influences on constructions with complex predicates in Old English hypermetric verse, the pronoun it and the dating of Middle English texts, and changes in the clausal complement of the copulative perception verbs in American English.
The cerebellum is concerned with hypometric and hypermetric states and produces dysmetria of thought.
0, while allometric growth is indicated when the slope deviates substantially from it; hypermetric when slope >1 and hypometeric when <1 (Shingleton et al.
17) The National Coordinator of Legal Information Technology would ensure that attorneys who fail to be meaningful users of the approved ELR (Attorney Hypermetric Longitudinal Technology Application) by 2015 face reduced payments and other financial penalties from the DLS.
The main clinical signs are ataxia, progressive weakness of the pelvic limbs, difficulties to stand up, proprioceptive deficit and oscillatory hypermetric walking (GEORGES et al.