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metrician

[ mi-trish-uhn ]
/ mɪˈtrɪʃ ən /
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noun

a metrist.

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Origin of metrician

First recorded in 1375–1425, metrician is from the late Middle English word metricion.See metric2, -ian
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Example sentences from the Web for metrician

  • Jonathan Bate argues in the TLS that Swinburne was a master metrician as well as a pioneer in changing sexual attitudes.

    Best of Brit Lit|Peter Stothard|July 9, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • Mr Kipling is a wonderful metrician; but that is not the question.

    Rudyard Kipling|John Palmer
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