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Definition of the noun acatalectic
What does acatalectic mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acatalectics
- (prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables
Definition of the adjective acatalectic
What does acatalectic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- (verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot
Alternative definition of the adjective acatalectic
- [prosody] Not defective; complete; as, an 'acatalectic' verse
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for acatalectic
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
The iambic monometer acatalectic contains an iambic metre, or two iambic feet ; as, ...
by Abraham Rees
The iambic trimeter acatale&tic, with the iambic dimeter acatalectic; as, Ibis liburnis inter alta ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
The iambic monometer acatalectic contains an iambic metre, or two iambic feet; as, ...
by Chris Baldick
acatalectic. Possessing the full number of syllables in the final *foot (of a metrical verse line); not *catalectic. Noun: acatalexis. accent .
by J. A. Cuddon
acatalectic (Gk 'not lacking a syllable in the last foot') It denotes, therefore, a metrical line which is complete. If a line lacks one or more unaccented syllables, it is truncated (see CATALEXIS). If a line contains an extra syllable it is ...
(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
the Verse is called Acatalectic. When the last syllable of the last foot is wanting, it is Catalectic. When two syllables are wanting, or an entire foot, it is Brachycataleetic. When a superfluous long syllable is added on, at the end of the Verse, it is ...
With Illustrations and Woodcuts by Sir George Grove
Acatalectic. When the last syllable of the last foot is wanting, it is Catalectic. When two syllables are wanting, or an entire foot, it is Brachycatalectic. When a superfluous long syllable is added on, at the end of the Verse, it is called ...
A lexicon to Æschylus (1843)
by William Linwood
The lines, according to Butler's arrangement, are an iambic trimeter acatalectic, and an iambic dimeter acatalectic, to which in the antistrophe correspond to izav $' a<f 'EMaeioe alas avvopjXf.voiQ \ □KevBeia T\ rj(riKa.
by John Oswald
|Acatalectic, a verse which has the comp number of syllables, without defect or superfluity. - "Collectaneous or collectitious, gathered up together-as notes compiled from various books. - - - - “Dialect, literally, a reading or speaking asunder or ...
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Video shows what acatalectic means. Designating a line of verse having the required number of syllables in the last foot.. acatalectic pronunciation. How to ...
Scrabble value of A1C3A1T1A1L1E1C3T1I1C3
The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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