metrical

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adjective met·ri·cal \ ˈme-tri-kəl \
variants: or metric play \-trik\

Definition of metrical

1 :of, relating to, or composed in meter
2 :of or relating to measurement

metrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of metrical in a Sentence

  1. the metrical chugging of the machinery had a hypnotic effect

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First Known Use of metrical

15th century



METRICAL Defined for Kids

metrical

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adjective met·ri·cal \ ˈme-tri-kəl \

Definition of metrical for Students

:of or relating to poetic or musical meter

Medical Dictionary

metrical

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adjective met·ri·cal \ -tri-kəl \

medical Definition of metrical

:of, relating to, or subject to measurement
  • metrical genetic traits

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