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a. Verse written in lines of three metrical feet.
b. A single line of such verse.
a. Classical quantitative verse consisting of three measures of two feet each, especially in iambic, trochaic, or anapestic meter.
b. A single line of such verse.

[Late Latin, from Latin trimetrus, from Greek trimetros : tri-, tri- + metron, measure; see meter1.]

tri·met′ric (trī-mĕt′rĭk), tri·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
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(traɪˈmɛtrɪk) or


1. (Poetry) prosody of, relating to, or consisting of a trimeter or trimeters
2. (Chemistry) crystallog another word for orthorhombic
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Once transported inside the nucleus, Nrf2 associates with one of small Maf proteins and other coactivators to form a trimetric protein complex.
Component A is a trimetric protein with a molecular weight of 140 kD [60] that is composed of three subunits with a molecular range of 46 kD to 52 kD, whereas component B is a monomer protein with molecular weight of 35 kD that has a [2Fe-2S] type iron-sulfur cluster [61].
The Trimetric research further showed that the Bali Hotels Association (BHA) was successful in reducing the use of plastic in 2012 with its 'Say No to Disposable Plastics' campaign, with 30 hotels within the island attaining average reduction in plastic use by 23 per cent.
According to a research report by Trimetric, an independent research firm, the UAE's car rental industry is predicted to grow continually until 2017 with sales forecasts to record a CAGR of 4.88 per cent reaching Dhs 99.2 million in 2016.
Having successfully calculated the electrical usage of your off-grid home and the size of the solar system needed to run it, do yourself a favor: install a battery meter, such as the TriMetric Battery Monitor by Bogart Engineering.
While lines one through eight roughly adhere to a trimetric structure, line nine--containing the statement "Reader, before you condemn, pause"--is heptametric, carrying roughly twice the rhythmic weight of previous lines.
Then I switched to Vellum's Trimetric view and extruded the 2D profiles to form solid models," says Heiligenstein.
Genetic variation at five trimetric and tetrametric tandem repeat loci in four human population groups, Genomics (1992) 12:241-253.
And although the hendecasyllable also takes us back to the first line, it is now trimetric rather than tetrametric, and is like an 'emboitage' of lines 4 and 5, light and water.
To demonstrate the procedure, I have used an isometric illustration, but the process can be adapted to diametric, trimetric, and perspective illustrations as well.