In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are 100 centimeters in a meter, and 1,000 meters in a kilometer.
- In your laundry list of fancy poetry words the ‘other one’ of the metres would be a dactyl.
- Individual coal balls range from a few centimetres to over a metre in length.
- Hexameters are the epic meter; by stealing a foot in the second line, Cupid has turned it into elegiac meter, used for love poetry.
- The six verses of the excerpt are eleven to fifteen syllables long and cannot, therefore, be classified as a specific meter within Italian poetry.
- You don't get there any quicker by being 20 centimetres rather than 20 metres from the vehicle in front.
- The one we found was at a depth of 1.12 metres and measures 3.8 centimetres in length.
- A wide selection of these species is usually caught by traditional fisheries, including both large and small species, varying from five centimeters up to one meter in length.
- He says such a pen is just two metres long by 60 centimetres wide, with a concrete floor and no bedding.
- So do dactyls, and neither of these meters is particularly associated with subtlety, but Finch sets out to change that.
- Aquarius sits approximately 15 meters under the sea, where the pressure on divers is 2.5 times what we experience on land.
- Significantly both these phrases stand out as exceptions to the anapaestic metre.
- For example, a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter, while a kilometer is 1,000 meters in length.
- The material's specific surface area of a few hundred square meters per cubic centimeter corresponds to about a thousand times that of a polished silicon wafer.
- Skelton used the octosyllabic metre, and a rough manner which was to be paralleled in later times by Butler in Hudibras, and by Swift.
- For in addition to these more typical forms one finds catalogued in EV an amazing variety of stanzaic forms, line lengths, meters, and rhyme schemes.
- Form poems are also noted for their traditional use of rhyme, metre and stanza.
- The total length of the cycle path will be approximately 900 metres.
- Thus, as found in several other systems, availability of alternative foods for mice often shows noticeable changes at the scale of few meters and even centimeters.
- The rest of the rhymes are embedded in the middle of lines whose meter becomes erratic.
- This form of poetry comprising more than a dozen couplets in the same metre has come a long way and so have ghazal singers.
- In all, the fireguard stretches seven kilometres, and is approximately 400 meters wide.
- The plants ranged in height from five centimetres to over a metre.
- It's not just any kind of poetry, but strictly traditional poetic forms like sonnets and sestinas - the kind that rhymes and has a formal meter.
- You are constrained by a specific meter, a specific rhyme scheme, and a specific length.
- His first works are called the Eclogues, a collection of pastoral poetry done in the same meter as the Aeneid (dactylic hexameter).
- Students composed alone in the dark on allotted subjects and in given metres, reciting their verses in public performance.
- The oddest thing was losing the feet and inches and changing to metres and centimetres.
- We can deduce the stress pattern of a word from the metre of a line.
- Promoted by the fascist Ezra Pound, this new poetry without meter or rhyme swept literary Europe and America in the period leading up to the war.
- Nevertheless, the line lengths and meter can become predictable.
- Squid come in all sizes, from a centimetre to over a metre in length, and the life cycles of different species vary greatly.
- This work offers the potential to shrink accelerators from miles to meters in length and open a range of new applications, from medicine to high-energy physics.
- The meter and rhyme schemes of the Crepusculars were less regular than Italian poets formerly had employed, and so their work was an important stage in the move toward vers libre in Italy.
- They range in size from a few centimeters to a meter or more in greatest dimension (commonly between 30 and 60 cm).
- The sari is a length of cloth measuring from about four to eight metres by about 120 centimetres.
- He was able to do without conventional metres, rhymes and stanzas because he had made his own tools.
- One indexing line on the disk equals one centimeter deviation at 100 meters.
- Poets turned to the syllabic meters of folk poetry, and the old Osmanli literary style gave way to the more direct language characteristic of most Western poetry.
- Rates of sedimentation may range from a few centimetres to about a metre per thousand years.
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