heterometric

het·er·o·met·ric

(het'ĕr-ō-met'rik),
Involving or depending on a change in size.
[hetero- + G. metron, measure]

heterometric

/het·ero·met·ric/ (-met´rik) involving or dependent on a change in size; cf. homeometric.
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The poetic line still matters as a basic unit of meaning, a measure of attention, and the stanza, sometimes symmetrical or isometric, sometimes asymmetrical or heterometric, is still one of our most compelling ways of structuring a poem.
The base of the sequences may be slightly irregular, including accumulation of angular and heterometric carbonate intraclasts (0.
By delaying the onset of relaxation, the heart prolongs and maintains systole, as a part of heterometric autoregulation (Starling law) under the conditions of increased capacity and load pressure.
This heterometric mix of octosyllables and quadrisyllables not only adheres to a general logic of what Murat identifies as the "litterarisation de la metrique du chant" but also anticipates a distribution of meters characteristic of the "grands poemes satiriques et politiques de 1871," from "Chant de guerre parisien" to the texts of the Album zutique (81-82).
It may be tempting to generalize from this and assume that any heterometric passage (the troubadours delighted in combining different meters) constitutes a citation, but that would be an error, for Matfre's expository passages are unusual in yet another way, one that no scholar has taken the time to discuss fully.
Thus, the smaller the dislocation of the ordered pair in relation to the bisector, the more isometric the schemas will be; inversely, the greater the dislocation of the ordered pair in relation to the bisector, the more heterometric the schemas will be.
In accordance with Starling's law of the heart, or so-called heterometric autoregulation, cardiac output is intimately dependent on Pv, since right atrial pressure is virtually identical to central venous pressure.
He was also a master of heterometric form, each strophe being unlike the other.
Before 1500, amorous complaintes tended to be long strophic poems written in heterometric forms, such as Machaut's "Tels rit au main qui au soir pleure" from the Remede de Fortune on the rhyme scheme [a.
It consists of a 316 m thick succession of pebble-supported calcareous conglomerates of heterometric, subspherical and sub-rounded clasts with minor intercalations of marls, limestones and, more rarely, sandstones.
2+]-dependent heterometric and homeometric autoregulation in hypertrophied rat heart.
2012), the erosive surface over the Codo Formation is marked by a pavement of disordered and heterometric (30-50 cm) granitic clasts.