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Adj.1.tetrametric - of or relating to verse lines written in tetrameter
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And just as Eastern Jin shi-poetry in the 360s was increasingly taking pentametric verse as its dominant form (the preference for tetrametric verse having still been strong in the writings of the first generation of Eastern Jin expatriates), so the zhenren of Highest Clarity also compose primarily in this form, though occasionally showing their skill in other forms as well.
tetrametric docility, the poem seems frozen into best behavior, seized
Genetic variation at five trimetric and tetrametric tandem repeat loci in four human population groups, Genomics (1992) 12:241-253.
This dodecasyllabic line, which seems to cleave, almost, to the security of a standard tetrametric structure - 3+3+4+2 - is also a line which crosses a frontier.
The antigen, two antibodies, and the enzyme form a tetrametric complex to generate the ELISA signal.
(4) Despite the large amount of scholarship on Xiao Yan as an important political figure and advocate of Buddhism, there have been surprisingly few in-depth studies on his poetic works--his shi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.] in tetrametric, pentametric, and yuefu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.] forms, and also his fit [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.].
While the verses in Lilian's voice skip about from ballad quatrains, to blank verse, to tetrametric couplets, Helen confines herself to blank verse, the most prosaic of all possible meters.