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Metric

A standard unit of measurement, such as the price to earnings ratio.
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The first line in all examples is from the metrically restored text provided in van Nooten and Holland 1994, with the corresponding metrical structure.
Alignment of clap-stick beats with consonant-vowel transitions of metrically strong syllables:
chunks of expression, and they run the gamut from metrically defined
Thus, the key words "makeles", "mayden", and "moder" appear in metrically prominent positions and connect the lyric with the other Annunciation poems.
CPAT carried out a metrically accurate survey of the undated, but possibly mid-18th Century stone floor of the south transept, on behalf of the cathedral architect and the dean and chapter in 1999.
The remaining lines, "Komm ich mit Glucke wieder / || So wil ich deinen Preiss erhohn durch starckre Leider / || Da deiner Wollgen Schall auch horen soil mein Rhein," are metrically and lexically faithfully rendered as "Kogda ia voz-vrashchusia, || Dostoino slavu ia tvoiu vospet' potshchusia || I Volgu pokhvaloi promchu do Reinskikh vod.
treating words in context and comparing their contextual usage metrically.
I am sure it can be done metrically too, but the 0.
The headset is light, only 26 grams, or for the metrically challenged, less than an ounce.
The last two sentences of the passage could be metrically analysed as follows: (18)
Gravity replaces positive spatial entropy with a metrically equivalent positive temporal entropy; spatial expansion is reduced because it funds the temporal component of the total entropy equation.
Since pronouns and definite expressions are anaphoric constituents, they are metrically invisible to prosodic operations (see Zubizarreta 1998).