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scansion

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈʃkæn.ʃən/ specialized
the rhythm of a line of poetry, or the process of examining the rhythm of a line of poetry
Translations of “scansion”
in Chinese (Traditional) (詩的)韻律節奏, 韻律節奏分析…
in Chinese (Simplified) (诗的)韵律节奏, 韵律节奏分析…
(Definition of scansion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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