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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·am·bus n.; pl. L. Iambi E. Iambuses   Pros. A foot consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, as in or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented one, as invent; an iambic. See the Couplet under Iambic, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables [syn: iambus]
      [also: iambi (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See iamb