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met·rics

 (mĕt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The use or study of metrical structures in verse; prosody.

metrics

(ˈmɛtrɪks)
n
(Poetry) (functioning as singular) prosody the art of using poetic metre

met•rics

(ˈmɛ trɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the study of prosodic meter.
2. the art of metrical composition.
[1895–1900]

-metrics

a combining form with the meaning “the science of measuring” that specified by the initial element: biometrics; econometrics.

metrics

1. the science of meter. — metricist, n.
2. the art of composing metrical verse. — metrician, metrist, n.
See also: Verse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metrics - the study of poetic meter and the art of versificationmetrics - the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
poetics - study of poetic works
acatalectic - (prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables
Alexandrine - (prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet
catalectic - (prosody) a line of verse that lacks a syllable in the last metrical foot
hypercatalectic - (prosody) a line of poetry having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of the last metrical foot
poetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody - (prosody) a system of versification
cadence, metre, meter, measure, beat - (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
metrical foot, metrical unit, foot - (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
iambic - of or consisting of iambs; "iambic pentameter"
dactylic - of or consisting of dactyls; "dactylic meter"
spondaic - of or consisting of spondees; "spondaic hexameter"
trochaic - of or consisting of trochees; "trochaic dactyl"
Translations

metrics

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