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Metric

A standard unit of measurement, such as the price to earnings ratio.
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The generalization in (37b) above states that unfocused and anaphoric constituents are metrically invisible for the NSR in German.
PVNT provides support for producing metrically accurate representations of the battlespace.
Javanese pathet are characterized by certain melodic figures, especially cadential motives, in addition to tones which tend to be stressed metrically and melodically (as "tonics") and others which are used less frequently or at less important points.
The connections made by the students in this activity should reinforce the understanding built by conversion and benchmark-building activities, such as "the golden rules" and "getting to know 1 kilogram." These activities and the resources listed below are starting points for you to help your students measure up metrically!
With these considerations in mind Sykes has in one case rejected a reading with dubious doctrinal overtones by arguing that Gregory was not `so metrically inept' (117), and in another noted that because one word recently certified in the creed adopted by the Council of Constantinople of 381 simply would not fit the meter, Gregory had to borrow other phrases (120).
On the other hand, in many of the shorter passages that differ in Q and F, Q is metrically regular and F irregular, and Honigmann finds other evidence that F in such instances displays minor additions to the text, along with associated rewording.
Critics of the older generation are sometimes faulted for holding to a metrically regular pattern at the expense of colloquial accenting.
Creed's intuitive approach and Holthausen-like eradication of metrically inconvenient function words do not inspire confidence.
Its broken pattern, like those of the Mande weavings, creates a counter-rhythm, in "designs virtually to be scanned metrically, in visual resonance with the famed off-beat phrasing of melodic accents in African and Afro-American music" (207).
Binkley emphasizes, basing his argument on Milan's own comments, that such flourishes, though notated metrically, were not played in strict time.
Beowulf belongs metrically, stylistically, and thematically to the inherited Germanic heroic tradition.
Indeed, for Rein's work--and in my view he is metrically the most gifted Russian poet of the second half of the 20th century--the cadences of Soviet popular music from that era probably had a greater influence than the technical achievements of the best among the Russian futurists and constructivists.