HyperDic: metrical_foot

English > 1 sense of the expression metrical foot:
NOUNcommunicationmetrical foot, foot, metrical unit(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
English > metrical foot: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm.
Synonymsfoot, metrical unit
Categoryprosody, metricsThe study of poetic meter and the art of versification
NarroweramphibrachA metrical unit with unstressed-stressed-unstressed syllables (e.g., 'remember')
anapest, anapaestA metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables
dactylA metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables
iamb, iambusA metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables
pyrrhic, dibrachA metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
spondeeA metrical unit with stressed-stressed syllables
trocheeA metrical unit with stressed-unstressed syllables
Broadermeter, metre, measure, beat, cadence(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
Spanishpie, unidad métrica
Catalanpeu, unitat mètrica

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