Definition of metrical
1 : of, relating to, or composed in meter
2 : of or relating to measurement
metricallyplay \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of metrical in a Sentence
the metrical chugging of the machinery had a hypnotic effect
Recent Examples of metrical from the Web
Prog metal is so 860, and Fates Warning has been bashing out riffs, messing with your sense of dynamics and metrical time feel for 35 years now.
Beethoven’s startling metrical switches in the Scherzo flew by without startling.
His diction, focus and tone are those of a caustically gifted word man; his metrical dexterity is everywhere apparent.
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First Known Use of metrical
METRICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of metrical for Students
: of or relating to poetic or musical meter
Medical Definition of metrical
: of, relating to, or subject to measurement metrical genetic traits
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