-metrical

-metrical
adjective combining form
see -metric

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-metric /-met-rik/ or -metrical adj combining form
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Main Entry:-meter

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comb. form equivalent to -metric

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  • metrical — [me′tri kəl] adj. [L metricus < Gr metrikos (see METER1 & IC) + AL] 1. of or composed in meter or verse 2. of, involving, or used in measurement; metric metrically adv …   English World dictionary

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