Syzygy

Science / Tides and Currents / Syzygy: With respect to tides, whenever the Moon is lined up with the Earth and Sun in a straight Sun-Moon-Earth or Sun-Earth-Moon configuration. At these times the range of tide is greater than average. See spring tides or tidal currents.

Rhythm

Entertainment / Literature / Rhythm: The varying speed, loudness, pitch, elevation, intensity, and expressiveness of speech, especially poetry. In verse the rhythm is normally regular, in prose it may or may not be regular. See sprung rh MORE

Dipody

Entertainment / Literature / Dipody: In classical prosody, dipody describes the combination of two feet into another single metrical unit. Often used interchangeably with the more general term syzygy, this dipody involves the substitutio MORE

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