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Monometer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Monometer A rhythmic series, consisting of a single meter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • monometer In prosody, consisting of a single measure.
    • n monometer In prosody, a meter consisting of a single measure.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj., n Monometer mō-nom′e-tėr (pros.) consisting of one measure
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. of one meter; mo`nos single + measure

Usage

In literature:

In like manner we have anapestic lines of all lengths from monometer to hexameter.
"Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism" by F. V. N. Painter
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