- metric martyr,
- metric space,
- metric system,
- metric ton,
- metric topology,
- metrical mile,
- metrical psalm,
Origin of metrical
Examples from the Web for metrical
We are not here to consider whether England would gain or lose by adopting the metrical system.
Metrical composition did not cease throughout the Middle Ages.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Yet the metrical structure of the very poem which seems the simplest is actually the subtlest.Theodore Watts-Dunton|James Douglas
The first attempt at a theory of the metrical structure of the alliterative line was made by Lachmann.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper
The theory of development is instructively illustrated in the history of metrical parody.Collections and Recollections|George William Erskine Russell
"pertaining to versification," early 15c., from Latin metricus "metrical," from Greek metrikos "of or for meter, metrical," from metron "poetic meter" (see meter (n.2)). Old English had meterlic in this sense.