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Meaning of "dimeter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DIMETER

dimeter  [ˈdɪmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dimeter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DIMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dimeter

In poetry, a dimeter /ˈdɪmɪtər/ is a metrical line of verse with two feet. The particular foot, of course, can vary. Consider Thomas Hood's "Bridge of Sighs:", in which the lines are of two feet, each composed of three syllables: Take her up \\ tenderly, Lift her \\ with care, Fashioned so \\ slenderly, Young and \\ so fair. Also, the first line of William Wordsworth's "We Are Seven": A simp \\ le Child...

Definition of dimeter in the English dictionary

The definition of dimeter in the dictionary is a line of verse consisting of two metrical feet or a verse written in this metre.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIMETER


acidimeter
ˌæsɪˈdɪmɪtə
altimeter
ælˈtɪmɪtə
calorimeter
ˌkæləˈrɪmɪtə
colorimeter
ˌkʌləˈrɪmɪtə
delimiter
diːˈlɪmɪtə
densimeter
dɛnˈsɪmɪtə
fluorimeter
ˌflʊəˈrɪmɪtə
gravimeter
ɡrəˈvɪmɪtə
limiter
ˈlɪmɪtə
lysimeter
laɪˈsɪmɪtə
oximeter
ɒkˈsɪmɪtə
perimeter
pəˈrɪmɪtə
planimeter
plæˈnɪmɪtə
polarimeter
ˌpəʊləˈrɪmɪtə
scimitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
simitar
ˈsɪmɪtə
tachymeter
tæˈkɪmɪtə
tensimeter
tɛnˈsɪmɪtə
turbidimeter
ˌtɜːbɪˈdɪmɪtə
velocimeter
ˌvɛləˈsɪmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIMETER

dimensionally
dimensionless
dimer
dimercaprol
dimeric
dimerisation
dimerise
dimerism
dimerization
dimerize
dimerous
dimethoate
dimethyl
dimethylamine
dimethylaniline
dimethylformamide
dimethylsulfoxide
dimethylsulphoxide
dimethyltryptamine
dimetric

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIMETER

accelerometer
barometer
centimeter
Demeter
diameter
diffractometer
meter
micrometer
millimeter
multimeter
nanometer
odometer
parameter
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
speedometer
tachometer
thermometer
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of dimeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dimeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DIMETER

Find out the translation of dimeter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dimeter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dimeter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

二步格
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dimeter
570 millions of speakers

English

dimeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

dimeter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

dimeter
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

диметр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dimeter
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুই-পর্বযুক্ত কবিতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dimeter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dimeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dimeter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二歩格
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

dimeter
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dimeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bài thơ gồm có hai phần
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரு சந்தச் செய்யுள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Dimeter
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iki vezinli mısra
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dimeter
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dimeter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

диметр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dimeter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dimeter
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dimeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dimeter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dimeter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dimeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIMETER»

The term «dimeter» is normally little used and occupies the 124.865 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIMETER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dimeter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIMETER»

Discover the use of dimeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dimeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Grammar of the Latin Language
The iambic dimeter consists of two iambic measures, with the same variations as the ianfbic trimeter (I.) ; as, Fortl | seque- | mar pec- 1 tore. Hor. Canldl- 1 & trac- 1 tavit | dapes. Id. Vide- 1 16 prfipfi- 1 rantes | duinum. Id. The iambic dimeter is ...
Ethan Allen Andrews, Solomon Stoddard, 1852
2
Mostellaria
86 bacchiac dimeter + Reizian colon (see crit. note on 313^). 89 a anapaestic dimeter. 89 b bacchiac tetrameter. 90 iambic dimeter cat. 91-97 bacchiac tetrameter. 98 iambic dimeter cat. 99-101 bacchiac tetrameter. 102 iambic dimeter cat. 103 ...
Titus Maccius Plautus, 1907
3
Euripides, Hecuba: Introduction, Text, and Commentary
89 ww — II paroemiac 90 ww-ww-ww-ww — dactylic hexameter qi -ww-ww-ww v.w — dactylic hexameter 92 — w w — w w anapest 22 - w w w w - anapestic dimeter 94 — „ „ ww- anapestic dimeter 95 _ w w — ww-ww- anapestic dimeter 96 ...
Euripides, Justina Gregory, 1999
4
Metrical Studies in the Lyrics of Sophocles
Sophocles uses catalectic trimeters as period -clausulae also, however, after a single dimeter or series of dimeters. Iambic trimeters (syncopated) catalectic are thus employed in: Aj. 607/620. Ant. 852/871, 856/875, 9540/965, 973/984.
5
Bacchides
Cretic dimeter acatalectic with trochaic penthemimer. 15. Bacchiac dimeter acatalectic with iambic dimeter brachycatalectic. 16. Iambic trimeter (loss of a foot and a half at beginning). 17. Iambic trimeter (loss of a penthemimer at beginning). 18.
Titus Maccius Plautus, J. M'Cosh, 1896
6
An English Commentary on the Rhesus, Medea, Hippolytus, ...
Dimeter. 817, __Lw _, ^>iv_w_, Dochm. Dimeter. 818, 1 _ w _l ^ w_i Dochm. Dimeter. 821, w J, w __ w _, w J. _ _, Dochm. Dimeter. 822, ,_,Z_^/_, _/^w_^_, Dochm. Dimeter. 825, ^ -i ^ _ _ _, _ J. ^. _ _ _, Dochm. Dimeter. 826, _J,__w_, _,- _--_!
Charles Anthon, 1877
7
Latin Hymns, with English Notes: For Use in Schools and Colleges
For Use in Schools and Colleges Francis Andrew March. XXI. Stanza of eight dimeters, irregularly rhymed; verse 8 repeating verse 1. Page 79. XXII. Stanza of four verses. 1, 2, dimeter, rhyming ; 3, 4, trimeter brachycatalectic (see XIV.) ...
Francis Andrew March, 1896
8
The Verse of Greek Comedy
The unconscious effort to secure regularity of order, without that sacrifice of variety which would have produced monotony, evolved two forms of the dimeter in ascending rhythm that, with the corresponding forms in descending rhythm, became ...
John Williams White, 1912
9
Latin Exercises: Adapted to Andrews and Stoddard's Latin Grammar
The iambic dimeter consists of two iambic measures, with the same variations as the iambic trimeter (I.) ; as, Forti | sgque- I mur pec- | t5re. Hur. Canldl- | S trac- I tavit | dapes. Id. Vide- | rd prCpe- I rantes | dfimum. Id. The iambic dimeter is also  ...
Ethan Allen Andrews, 1848
10
Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
iambic dimeter iambic + cretic cretic dimeter + iambic iambic trimeter dochmiac dimeter dochmiac dimeter iambic trimeter iambic trimeter spondee + iambic dimeter dochmiac dimeter dochmiac dimeter cretic trimeter bacchiac + cretic + iambic ...
Sophocles, R. D. Dawe, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dimeter is used in the context of the following news items.
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The US Navy Has An Awesome Collection Of Historical Artifacts
A label attached to the scabbard reads, " This Dimeter [sic] was captured by Beale English in man to man combat with a Turk in one of the ... «Business Insider, Dec 14»
2
Poem of the week: Three Harps by Vernon Watkins
Metrically, it shifts between sometimes-iambic dimeter and trimeter. English was Watkins's first language, but the music of the line, I suspect, ... «The Guardian, Nov 14»
3
Lange 1 "20th Anniversary"
The Lange 1 measures 38.5 millimetres while the case of the ladies' model Little Lange has a dimeter of 36.1 millimetres and features a bezel ... «World Tempus, Sep 14»
4
'Come forward': Three years after Idle Hour Park murder, family …
Seated, from left: Angelica Shealy, Neice Shealy and Dimeter Rambo. 09.09.14 ROBIN TRIMARCHI — rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com |Buy ... «Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Sep 14»
5
Serious Silliness: High School Reading and Writing Inspired by Dr …
Geisel put the whole thing into rhymed anapestic dimeter. It was a tour de force, and it killed Dick and Jane. Later, Dr. Seuss circumscribed his ... «New York Times, Mar 14»
6
TDRS L encapsulated for launch
NASA's next Tracking and Data Relay Satellite was enveloped within the two halves of the 14-foot, dimeter, 42-foot-tall payload fairing ... «Spaceflight Now, Jan 14»
7
Where Are You?: October 2013
And if you have a passion for dactylic dimeter, you'll surely get a charge out of heading farther west to see where mounted heroes once ... «Condé Nast Traveler, Sep 13»
8
Classy vehicle for entertaining verse
Technically, Sant is something of a formalist, though it is only in The First and Last Ballad, written in anapaestic dimeter with an abcb rhyme ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 13»
9
Why you should let Dr. Seuss help raise your kids
... Geisel produced The Cat in the Hat in 1957, 1,702 words long but built from only 220 different words in rhymed anapestic dimeter. That clean ... «Globe and Mail, Mar 13»
10
Einstein On Steroids: Dirac, The Higgs, And Speeding Neutrinos
... length of 0.4 10^-18 m. Less than the dimeter of an atomic nucleas and way less than what would be needed to explain the OPERA anomaly. «Science 2.0, Oct 11»

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