rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours.
a rhyme in which the vowel sounds are not identical, such as years and yours See consonance (sense 2)
(prosody) another term for half-rhyme
[rahyt] /raɪt/ adjective, righter, rightest. 1. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. 2. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the right answer. 3. correct in judgment, opinion, or action. 4. fitting or appropriate; suitable: to say the right thing at the […]
[haf-rod, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈrɒd, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a unit of length equal to 2.75 yards or 8.25 feet (2.52 meters). 2. an area equal to 15.125 square yards (12.65 square meters).
[haf-round, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈraʊnd, ˈhɑf-/ adjective 1. semicircular in cross section, as a molding or piece of type. noun 2. anything that is semicircular in cross section. 3. Printing. a curved stereotype plate.
- Half-round chisel
noun 1. a cold chisel with a semicircular cutting edge used for making narrow channels