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Metrum (plural "Metren" or "Metra", from Greek μέτρον métron , measure, measure; syllable measure, meter ') denotes:

  • in ancient verse a group of at least two elements of verse, the regular sequence of which makes up the meter, see metron
  • A metric scheme , especially a meter, is often unclear in terms of terminology
  • in music the regularity of stress patterns, see meter (music) and beat (music)

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Wiktionary: Meter  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations