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A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
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  1. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
  2. Rhythm in verse; meter
  3. Limit; bounds:
Procedure or routine characterized by regularly recurring elements, activities, or factors:
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  1. Procedure or routine characterized by regularly recurring elements, activities, or factors:
  2. (Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
  3. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
The art or work of a poet.
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  1. The art or work of a poet.
  2. A single metrical composition; poem
  3. A group of poems:
Plural form of metrical foot
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  1. Plural form of metrical foot
The pattern of the beats in a piece of music, which includes meter, tempo, and all other rhythmic aspects.
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  1. The pattern of the beats in a piece of music, which includes meter, tempo, and all other rhythmic aspects.
A quatrain in iambic tetrameter, rhyming in the second and fourth lines and often in the first and third.
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  1. A quatrain in iambic tetrameter, rhyming in the second and fourth lines and often in the first and third.
A line of verse containing four metrical feet or measures
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  1. A line of verse containing four metrical feet or measures
  2. A single line of such verse.
  3. Verse consisting of tetrameters
A line of verse containing five metrical feet or measures; esp., English iambic pentameter (Ex.: “Hĕ jésts | ăt scárs | whŏ név | ĕr félt | ă woúnd”)
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  1. A line of verse containing five metrical feet or measures; esp., English iambic pentameter (Ex.: “Hĕ jésts | ăt scárs | whŏ név | ĕr félt | ă woúnd”)
  2. A single line of such verse.
  3. Verse consisting of pentameters; heroic verse
A line of verse containing seven metrical feet or measures
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  1. A line of verse containing seven metrical feet or measures
  2. A single line of such verse.
A poetic rhythm designed to imitate the rhythm of speech, in which each foot has one stressed syllable, either standing alone or followed by a varying number of unstressed syllables.
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  1. A poetic rhythm designed to imitate the rhythm of speech, in which each foot has one stressed syllable, either standing alone or followed by a varying number of unstressed syllables.
(Ballet) A movement in which one leg is brought in contact with the other or both legs are brought together in the air
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  1. (Ballet) A movement in which one leg is brought in contact with the other or both legs are brought together in the air
  2. A variable unit of time measuring a pause taken by an actor, as for dramatic effect.
  3. Any of a group of U.S. writers in the 1950s and 1960s whose work grew out of and expressed beat attitudes
(Music) A progression of chords moving to a harmonic close, point of rest, or sense of resolution.
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  1. (Music) A progression of chords moving to a harmonic close, point of rest, or sense of resolution.
  2. A female given name from the word cadence, taken to use in the 2000s.
  3. The measure or beat of movement, as in dancing or marching.
Cadence.
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  1. Cadence.
  2. Alternative form of cadence.
  3. (Heraldry) Any systematic way of distinguishing similar coats of arms belonging to members of the same family.
A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
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  1. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
  2. A fitting amount:
  3. Limit; bounds:
Procedure or routine characterized by regularly recurring elements, activities, or factors:
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  1. Procedure or routine characterized by regularly recurring elements, activities, or factors:
  2. (Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
  3. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
(Music) A type of popular dance music developed about 1935 and based on jazz but employing a larger band, less improvisation, and simpler harmonic and rhythmic patterns.
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  1. (Music) A type of popular dance music developed about 1935 and based on jazz but employing a larger band, less improvisation, and simpler harmonic and rhythmic patterns.
  2. A style of jazz, esp. in its development from about 1935 to 1945, characterized by the use of large bands, fast tempos, and written arrangements for ensemble playing
  3. A basic dance step in which a pair link hands and turn round together in a circle.
Find another word for meter. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for meter, like: measure, rhythm, verse, metrical-feet, quantitative feet, syllabic groups, metrical-structure, metrical pattern, common meter, long-meter and ballad meter.