nonmetrical

nonmetrical

(ˌnɒnˈmɛtrɪkəl)
adj
(of poetry) not conforming to metre
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In general, comparison between the extent of faithfulness to the metrical template in the Russian Onegin stanza and in the English sonnet is complicated by the prominence of nonmetrical stressing in English poetry.
Berry AC: Factors affecting the incidence of nonmetrical skeletal varients.
Estimation of the correlation coefficient in contingency charts with possibly nonmetrical characters.
This is instead nonmetrical verse at the extreme of external segmentation (Attridge), the technical antithesis of Whitman's.
Spatial differences in abundance are significantly related to sand texture as confirmed by nonmetrical multidimensional scaling, but not to sea surface temperature.
Matching Dos Pas-sos's proclamation that modern poetry should be "intensely musical" (Fourteenth Chronicle 38) as it inserts nonmetrical "rhythm" into "free verse" (74), Dylan continually evolves his artistic production by merging multiple traditions into an innovative art form--an art form no less radical than what emerges in Dos Passos's novels.
The numerical ordination of samples of meiofauna based on density data was done by nonmetrical multidimensional scaling (nmMDS); the data were transformed by square-root in order to reduce contributions of dominant taxa, and therefore to increase the importance of less abundant ones.
33) A reconstruction with a single supporting pillar would necessitate a minimal, nonmetrical restoration of the text of the inscription.
Roger Nichols's essay, "The Prosaic Debussy," considers the nine settings of nonmetrical texts that the composer made in the 1890s, possibly as a tune-up for Pelleas, and concludes that such verse inspired him to write freer vocal lines but also, as a counterbalancing measure, to provide less rhythmically adventurous piano parts.
Some of these constraints are operative in the nonmetrical phonology of Greek, some are operative only in the nonmetrical phonologies or other languages; but we have tried to do without purely metrical constraints that have no relation to phonology.
Yastrebov program) and Nonmetrical Multidimentional Scaling (NMS, B.