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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Metrical  \Met"ric*al\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  meter;  arranged  in  meter; 
  consisting  of  verses;  as  metrical  compositions. 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  measurement;  as  the  inch,  foot,  yard, 
  etc.,  are  metrical  terms;  esp.,  of  or  pertaining  to  the 
  metric  system. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Algometer  \Al*gom"e*ter\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  pain  +  -meter.]  (Psychol.) 
  An  instrument  for  measuring  sensations  of  pain  due  to 
  pressure.  It  has  a  piston  rod  with  a  blunted  tip  which  is 
  pressed  against  the  skin.  --  {Al*gom"e*try},  n.  -- 
  {Al`go*met"ric},  {*met"ric*al},  a.  --  {Al`go*met"ric*al*ly}, 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  based  on  the  meter  as  a  standard  of  measurement;  "the  metric 
  system";  "metrical  equivalents"  [syn:  {metric}] 
  2:  (prosody)  the  rhythmic  arrangement  of  syllables  [syn:  {measured}, 

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