AskDefine | Define metrical

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metrical adj
1 based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents" [syn: metric]
2 the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: measured, metric]

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  1. relating to poetic meter
  2. having a regular rhythm
  3. of or pertaining to measurement

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Metric may refer to:
metrical in Danish: Metrik
metrical in German: Metrik
metrical in Modern Greek (1453-): Μετρική
metrical in Esperanto: Metriko
metrical in French: Métrique
metrical in Dutch: Metriek
metrical in Polish: Metryka
metrical in Russian: Метрика
metrical in Slovak: Metrika

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