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4 definitions found
 for metrical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Metrical \Met"ric*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to the meter; arranged in meter;
        consisting of verses; as, metrical compositions.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Of or pertaining to measurement; as, the inch, foot, yard,
        etc., are metrical terms; esp., of or pertaining to the
        metric system.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Algometer \Al*gom"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ? pain + -meter.] (Psychol.)
     An instrument for measuring sensations of pain due to
     pressure. It has a piston rod with a blunted tip which is
     pressed against the skin. -- Al*gom"e*try, n. --
     Al`go*met"ric, *met"ric*al, a. -- Al`go*met"ric*al*ly,
     adv.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  metrical
      adj 1: based on the meter as a standard of measurement; "the
             metric system"; "metrical equivalents" [syn: metric,
             metrical]
      2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: measured,
         metrical, metric]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "metrical":
     antispastic, approximative, beating, cadenced, cadent,
     chorographic, dactylic, estimative, hypsographic, iambic,
     in numbers, in rhythm, measured, measuring, mensural,
     mensurational, mensurative, metric, numerative, oceanographic,
     prosodic, pulsating, pulsative, pulsatory, pulsing, pyrrhic,
     quantitative, rhythmic, scanning, spondaic, throbbing, topographic,
     trochaic, valuational, valuative
  
  

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