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Hyperboloid of revolution
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Hypercatalectic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HYPERCATALEC'TIC, a. [Gr. termination.] A hypercatalectic verse, in Greek and Latin poetry, is a verse which has a syllable or two beyond the regular and just measure.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (verse) having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of a metrically complete verse or in a metrical foot [ant: acatalectic, catalectic] n
1: (prosody) a line of poetry having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of the last metrical foot

Merriam Webster's

adjective see hypercatalexis

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hypercatalectic Hy`per*cat`a*lec"tic, a. [L. hypercatalecticus, hypercatalectus, Gr. ?: cf. F. hypercatalectique. See Hyper-, and Catalectic.] (Pros.) Having a syllable or two beyond measure; as, a hypercatalectic verse.



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