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—n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the science of meter.
2. the art of metrical composition.
a combining form with the meaning “the science of measuring” that specified by the initial element: biometrics; econometrics.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.