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  1. metrical foot, foot, metrical unitnoun

    (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm


  1. metrical footnoun

    The basic unit of the underlying rhythm of verse


  1. metrical foot

    A metrical foot is a unit of measurement in poetry that refers to the pattern and combination of stressed and unstressed syllables. It is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or line within a poem. Types of metrical feet include iamb, trochee, anapest, dactyl, spondee, and pyrrhic. Each of these create different rhythms when used in a line of verse.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of metrical foot in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of metrical foot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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