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meter2

me·ter2

meter2

 
pronunciation:
mi tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the rhythmic arrangement of measured units or feet of poetry, or a particular rhythmic arrangement.
Iambic pentameter is the common meter for blank verse.
similar words:
rhythm
definition 2: the rhythmic element in music provided by the division of notes into equal units or bars.
similar words:
measure, tempo
definition 3: the time value and number of beats allotted to each note in a composition.
similar words:
tempo
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