Definition of Metrically

1. Adverb. With regard to meter. "Metrically, these poems are matched"

Partainyms: Metrical

Definition of Metrically

1. adv. In a metrical manner.

Definition of Metrically

1. Adverb. In a metrical manner. ¹

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Definition of Metrically

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Metrically

metric space
metric spaces
metric structure
metric structures
metric system
metric ton
metric tons
metric unit
metric weight unit
metrical feet
metrical foot
metrical structure
metrical structures
metrical unit
metrically (current term)

Literary usage of Metrically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"metrically opposite to one another, had been thus delivered, - the Athenians had a ... metrically ..."

2. The Nature of Harmony and Metre by Moritz Hauptmann (1888)
"Their sense is, that something that has a relative, harmonically, becomes something that is a relative, metrically ; that in them a harmonic active is found ..."

3. The Letters of a Leipzig Cantor by Moritz Hauptmann, Ferdinand Hiller (1892)
"metrically, yet so that the sense can be clearly understood:— Apart from this peculiarity, which might be treated as a joke, or left unsung, ..."

4. Judith: Studies in Metre, Language and Style, with a View to Determining the by Thomas Gregory Foster (1892)
"Before closing the metrical part of this treatise, the lines which are metrically deficient must be considered: 62a ..."

5. Manual of Simple and Double Counterpoint by Ernst Friedrich Richter (1884)
"... in metrically-varied Form. FREE FORMATIONS. The uniform movement of the Cantus firmus in whole or half-notes, as in our exercises hitherto, ..."

6. Stresses in Structures by Albert Henry Heller, Clyde Tucker Morris (1916)
"Stresses in an Unsymmetrical Truss Unsym- metrically Loaded. Fig. 50 shows a truss of three equal panels with parallel chords, and supports at joints 1 and ..."

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