HyperDic: metre

English > 3 senses of the word metre:
NOUNquantitymetre, meter, mthe basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
communicationmetre, meter, measure, beat, cadence(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
attributemetre, meter, timerhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
English > metre: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards).
Synonymsmeter, m
Part ofdecameter, dekameter, decametre, dekametre, dam, dkmA metric unit of length equal to ten meters
Partsdecimeter, decimetre, dmA metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Broadermetric linear unitA linear unit of distance in metric terms
Spanishmetro, m
Catalanmetre, m
Adjectivesmetricalbased on the meter as a standard of measurement
English > metre: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.
Synonymsmeter, measure, beat, cadence
Categoryprosody, metricsThe study of poetic meter and the art of versification
NarrowercatalexisThe absence of a syllable in the last foot of a line or verse
common measure, common meterThe usual / usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
metrical foot, foot, metrical unit(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
scansionAnalysis of verse into metrical patterns
Broaderpoetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody(prosody) a system of versification
Spanishcadencia, medida, metro, ritmo
Catalancadència
Adjectivesmetricalthe rhythmic arrangement of syllables
English > metre: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningrhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration.
Synonymsmeter, time
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
BroaderrhythmicityThe rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music
Spanishcompás
Catalancompàs
Adjectivesmetricthe rhythmic arrangement of syllables

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