hypermetric
adjective see hypermeter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hypermetric — [hī΄pər me′trik] Prosody adj. 〚< Gr hypermetros, beyond measure: see HYPER & METRIC〛 having an extra syllable or syllables: also hypermetrical …   Universalium

  • hypermetric — [hī΄pər me′trik] Prosody adj. [< Gr hypermetros, beyond measure: see HYPER & METRIC] having an extra syllable or syllables: also hypermetrical n. a hypermetric line of verse …   English World dictionary

  • hypermetric — adjective having a redundant syllable Syn: hypermetrical See Also: hypermeter …   Wiktionary

  • hypermetric — adj. having one or more syllables on top of those in a standard metrical unit or line of verse; being one of these redundant syllables …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypermetric — hy·per·metric …   English syllables

  • hypermetric — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypermetric verse — См. verso ipèrmetro …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • hypermeter — hypermetric /huy peuhr me trik/, hypermetrical, adj. /huy perr mi teuhr/, n. Pros. a verse or line containing additional syllables after those proper to the meter. [1650 60; HYPER + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • hy|per|met|ri|cal — «HY puhr MEHT ruh kuhl», adjective. = hypermetric. (Cf. ↑hypermetric) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypermeter — noun Etymology: Late Latin hypermetrus hypercatalectic, from Greek hypermetros beyond measure, beyond the meter, from hyper + metron measure, meter Date: circa 1656 1. a verse marked by hypercatalexis 2. a period comprising more than two or three …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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