ictus
noun Etymology: Latin, literally, blow, from icere to strike Date: 1752 the recurring stress or beat in a rhythmic or metrical series of sounds

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  • ictus — [ iktys ] n. m. • 1811; mot lat. « coup » 1 ♦ Versif. ant. Battement de la mesure dans le vers. Par ext. Temps fort marqué sur une syllabe, une note pour souligner le rythme. 2 ♦ (1867) Pathol. Manifestation morbide violente et soudaine. Ictus… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ictus — ÍCTUS, ictusuri, s.n. 1. Intensificare a pronunţării în versificaţia antică, care marca partea cea mai reliefată a unei măsuri metrice. 2. (muz.) Note puternic accentuate care se găsesc în primele măsuri. 3. (med.) Stare patologică, manifestată… …   Dicționar Român

  • Ictus — may refer to:*Ictus, in medicine, a sudden event, such as a stroke, seizure, collapse or faint *Ictus, in music and conducting, the instant when a beat occurs *Ictus, Spanish neocrust/hardcore band *Hence, in prosody, a stressed syllableee… …   Wikipedia

  • ictus — m. neurol. Proceso patológico que sucede súbitamente, en especial los que afectan al sistema nervioso. El origen suele ser vascular, como una hemorragia o trombosis cerebral y ocasiona una falta de irrigación del sistema neuronal. Medical… …   Diccionario médico

  • ictus — (Del lat. ictus, golpe, y en especial el que marcaba el ritmo). 1. m. Fon. Acento métrico. 2. Med. Cuadro morboso que se presenta de un modo súbito y violento, como producido por un golpe. Ictus apopléjico, epiléptico, traumático …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ictus — (n.) verse stress, 1752, from L. ictus a blow, stroke, thrust, of voices a beat, impulse, stress, from icere to strike, hit, related to iacere to throw (see JET (Cf. jet) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ictus — [ik′təs] n. pl. ictuses or ictus [L, a blow, stroke, metrical stress < pp. of icere, to strike, hit, beat < IE base * aik , * ik , spear, to strike with a sharp weapon > Gr aichmē, a spear] 1. rhythmic or metrical stress, or accent 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Ictus — Ic tus, n. [L., fr. icere, ictum, to strike.] 1. (Pros.) The stress of voice laid upon accented syllable of a word. Cf. {Arsis}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A stroke or blow, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ICtus — ICtus, Abbreviatur für Jure od. Juris consultus, Rechtsgelehrter …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ictus — (lat.), 1) Schlag; 2) Stampfen od. Schlagen beim Tactiren; bes. 3) rhythmischer Accent, wodurch einzelne Theile einer rhythmischen Reihe hervorgehoben u. welcher durch einen von der Rechten nach der Linken geneigten Strich (−) bezeichnet wird …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ICtus — oder I.Ctus (lat.), Abkürzung für jure oder jurisconsultus, Rechtskundiger, Rechtsgelehrter …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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