Common Meter

Entertainment / Literature / Common Meter: Another term for common measure (see above).

Other Words for Common

Common Noun Synonyms: ordinary, everyday, commonplace, prosaic,ual, familiar, customary, prevalent, frequent, run-of-the-mill, general, normal, standard, conventional, regular, routine, stock, average, proverbial, plain, simple, garden-variety, common or garden
Common Adjective Synonyms: mutual, reciprocal, joint, shared

Common Measure

Entertainment / Literature / Common Measure: Also called common meter, common measure consists of closed poetic quatrains rhyming ABAB or ABCB, in which the lines of iambic tetrameter (eight syllables) alternate with lines of iambic trimeter (si MORE


Science / Chemistry / Ohmmeter: An instrument for measuring electrical resistance. MORE


Business / Finance / Parameter: A model is a combination of variables, such as GDP growth, and coefficients which multiply these variables. The coefficients are often estimated from the data. The coefficients are called parameters. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Pentameter: When poetry consists of five feet in each line, it is written in pentameter. Each foot has a set number of syllables. Iambs, spondees, and trochees are feet consisting of two syllables. Thus, iambic p MORE

Off The Film Metering

Entertainment / Photography / Off The Film Metering: Is a meter which determines exposure by reading light reflected from the film during exposure. Pioneered by olympus on its om2n. Most flash modes have otf. MORE


Life Style / Poetry / Octameter: A verse containing eight feet. Algernon charles swinburne's 'march: an ode,' robert browning's 'a toccata of galuppi's,' and edgar allan poe's 'the raven' are among the few examples of an english poem MORE