metrical

[ me-tri-kuh l ]
/ ˈmɛ trɪ kəl /

adjective

pertaining to meter or poetic measure.
composed in meter or verse.
pertaining to measurement.

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Origin of metrical

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin metric(us) (see metric2) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for metrically

metrical

metric (ˈmɛtrɪk)

/ (ˈmɛtrɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to measurement
of or in poetic metre

Derived forms of metrical

metrically, adverb
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