common meter


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n common meter the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Common meter (Hymnol) four iambic verses, or lines, making a stanza, the first and third having each four feet, and the second and fourth each three feet; -- usually indicated by the initials C. M.
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In literature:

The meter is common, and the tune 'Southwell'.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
The whole of the meters work the common dial shown in Fig.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXI., No. 531, March 6, 1886" by Various
It is a common and characteristic Spanish meter.
"Modern Spanish Lyrics" by Various
Such a set of determinations will give the pure characteristic curves of our common poetical meters.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
Of the steam measuring devices, the one in most common use is the steam flow meter.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.

In news:

Syracuse Common Council rejects bonding for parking meters.
The Syracuse Common Council voted Monday afternoon to reject a bond ordinance for the city to purchase new electronic parking meters.
The most common are metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) and dry powder inhalers (DPIs).
The Syracuse Common Council is now accepting bids for the city's parking meters.
Smart meters , a common form of smart grid technology, are digital meters that have in many regions replaced the old analog meters used in homes to record electrical usage.

In science:

Finally the readout scheme, which is common to all the chips has been valicated on the large square-meter board, built as a scalable technical prototype of the SDHCAL, that is readout from the side.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
In this procedure, any error in the PT flat-fielding is transferred to the 2.5 meter telescope as an error common to all the passbands.
Improved Photometric Calibration of the SNLS and the SDSS Supernova Surveys
However a threshold counter is not well adapted to the harsh heavy-ion environment, where it is common to deal with several hundreds charged particles per square meter.
The current progress of the ALICE Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector
Characteristics ⇓ Common across all cloud platforms Relative anonymity behind subscription and usage Programmatic provisioning of resources Allows self-service provisioning Lack of absolute control on software/data assets custody Lack of standards for key services Measured service Lack of smart metering and billing.
Examining the Impact of Platform Properties on Quality Attributes