Orthometry Or*thom"e*try, n. [Ortho- + -metry.] The art or practice of constructing verses correctly; the laws of correct versification. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthometry — or·thom·e·try …   English syllables

  • orthometry — ȯ(r)ˈthämə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: orth + Greek metria measurement, meter, from metrein to measure + ia y more at measure : the art of correct versification …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Orthometric — Or tho*met ric, a. [See {Orthometry}.] (Crystallog.) Having the axes at right angles to one another; said of crystals or crystalline forms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • measurement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Determination of size Nouns 1. measurement, measure, admeasurement, mensuration, survey, valuation, appraisement, appraisal, metage, assessment, determination, assize, estimate, estimation; dead… …   English dictionary for students

  • poetry — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Expression in poems Nouns 1. poetry, ars poetica, poesy, poeticism, poetics, metrics; balladry, the gay science; Muse, Calliope, Erato; versification, rhyming, prosody, orthometry, scansion. See writing …   English dictionary for students

  • Poetry — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Poetry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 poetry poetry poetics poesy Muse Calliope tuneful Nine Parnassus Helicon Pierides Pierian spring GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 versification versifica …   English dictionary for students

  • rhythm — n 1. beat, cadence, tempo, pulse, throb; pulsation, cadence, cadency, rhythmicity; beating, throbbing; oscillation, undulation; periodicity, recurrence, reoccurrence, reappearance, intermittence. 2. flow, harmonious flow, movement, regular… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • orth- — combining form or ortho Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, straight, right, true, from Latin, from …   Useful english dictionary

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